Oriol Rosell

Oriol Rosell
Oriol Rosell
Sporting Kansas City
Real Name: Oriol Rosell
HT: 6' 0" WT: 168
Age: 23 (07/07/1992)
Birthplace: Puig-Reig, Catalonia
Hometown: Puig-Reig, Catalonia, Spain

VIDEO: Rosella Stone

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A product of Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy, Rosell joined Sporting Kansas City from Barcelona B in August 2012. He scored the game-winning goal in his second MLS appearance and struck again for a match-winner in the opening game of the 2013 MLS season at Philadelphia.

2013: MLS: In first full year as a starter, Rosell started 31 of the team's 34 matches. Led MLS in interceptions with 130. Rosell tallied one goal and one assist, scoring the game-winning goal in the team's season-opening win at Philadelphia on March 2. Playoffs: Appeared in all five MLS Cup Playoff matches. Came off with an injury in the 8th minute of the MLS Cup Final vs. Real Salt Lake. CCL: Started all four of Sporting KC's 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League group stage matches. Open Cup: Started Sporting KC's 1-0 loss to Orlando City SC on June 12.

2012: Rosell joined Sporting Kansas City on August 2 and made his MLS debut nine days later in 2-1 victory over D.C. United. Rosell played just one minute in his debut. On September 1, Rosell made his second appearance for Sporting Kansas City. Rosell scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute, just nine minutes after entering the match (Video). Rosell made his lone start on September 22 in a scoreless draw against the Montreal Impact.

INTERNATIONAL (1 cap): Came on as substitute and played 22 minutes for Catalonia in 4-1 win over Cape Verde Islands on 12/30/13.


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