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Mauricio Salles
Mauricio SallesSalles, Mauricio
#10 - F - 6'2" - 210
March 1, 1978 - Salvador, Brazil (Brazil)

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Relationship status
Favorite TV show(s)
Gol TV News
Favorite movie(s)
Most recent movie seen
Hope Springs
Favorite Music/Artist/Band(s)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Mana, U2
Most recent concert attended
Bon Jovi
Favorite Book/Author(s)
Most recent book read
Favorite sports other than soccer (playing)
Tennis, Foot-volley
Favorite sports other than soccer (watching)
Favorite sports team(s)
Lancers and Real madrid
Favorite vacation location
Favorite city that you've lived in
Rochester, montreal, san juan, quito, tokio, kuwait city, madrid, charlotte, detroit, newark, coritiba, sao paulo.
Favorite color
Favorite food/restaurant
Food that I shouldn't like so much... but I do
Who is/was your most influential coach and/or mentor? Why?
My father-mentor, Vicente del Bosque-coach
Who was your favorite soccer player growing up?
Favorite soccer team to watch?
Real Madrid
Why do you wear your jersey number?
Its my favorite number
Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals? What are they?
No superstition. I like to have good rest, relax, eat well and be happy!
Which opposing player/team do you have the most respect for?
I respect every player and team same way!
Which teammate do you share a hotel room with on road trips?
Doug Miller
Does he have any habits that annoy you or strike you as strange?
If I weren't playing soccer, I would probably be...
no idea. I started dreaming about soccer very young and then started to work hard to make it happen very young!
You just won $10 million! What do you do first? What do you do next?
Nice trip with my family, and then save it!
When I'm not playing or practicing with the Lancers, you'll probably find me...
hanging out with my family!
Name some of your role models (athletes)
first my father, he was a model for me as a player, as an athlete, and as a man. And also pele, zico, eder.
Role models (non-athletes)
my father, my god-father and my brother
Something my fans/teammates would be surprised to find out about me
I like to surf! Also, I own seven Mr. Pretzel locations in my native Brazil.
You can cast any actor, dead or alive, to play you in a film about your life. Who would you cast in the role? Why?
Reynaldo Gianechini! Everybody says that we look alike! And he is a good young actor in Brazil!
What grinds your gears? Your pet-peeves
Noisy eaters!!!!!!
Do you have a nickname?
Most embarrassing moment
Most triumphant moment
birth of my daugther
What is the biggest sporting event you've attended?
formula 1
How many Facebook friends do you have? Twitter followers?
Facebook 800
Who is the person who has inspired you most in your lifetime?
my father!
What is the one thing you would change about yourself or the world, if you could?
End of injustice, poverty, violence...
Mac or PC?
Boxers or briefs?

Pro Indoor

The Team Captain returned for the 2014/15 season and started right where he left off.  Salles continued to be a one man arsenal of goal scoring and led the team in this category.  His rocket left foot earned him 41 goals, 16 assists, and 57 total points on the year.  He placed in the top five in MASL scoring and found himself on the league’s team of the Week list twice, while also earning All-League Second Team Honors.  He was also named the team’s MVP and called up to represent the Brazilian National Team during the 2015 Indoor World Cup.

Salles earned 41 points with 14 goals & 8 assists in the 2013-14 season, 97 points in the 2012-2013 season, being the second top scorer in the league with 34 goals and 20 assists. In the 2011-2012 season Salles was second in the league in scoring with 81 total points and was names the Offensive Player of the Year for the team, in addition to several league accolades. Salles has prior indoor experience in 2007-08 where he was a member of the New Jersey Ironmen of the MISL. In the 2013-14 season, Salles had a total of 41 points with 91 shots, 14 goals and eight points.

Pro Outdoor

Salles was awarded the Puerto Rico Soccer League Golden Boot in 2011 for his efforts with the FC Leones. In 2010, he was ranked 25th in the USL First Division Top 25 of the decade. Salles played for the Rochester Rhinos for the 2008-09 season, scoring five goals and gathering a total of 12 points. Salles signed with the Puerto Rico Islanders in 2004, scoring 11 goals in his first season. Salles received numerous Goal of the Week honors, earned All-League honors during his second year, and was the leading scorer for the Islanders both years he played. In 2006, Salles joined the NSL through the Montreal Impact and helped lead the team to the regular season championship. Salles turned pro in 1997 with the Vitoria, a Brazilian football team. He also spent time with Atletico Paranaense and Botafogo, both being Brazilian teams. Salles played in Ecuador for the Omeldo soccer club.


Salles is married to Luiza and is a proud father of two girls, Julia and Alice.

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