Player Profile: Gabriel Farfan

Posted on 23 March 2011 by Breton Bonnette

Position: Midfielder/Forward

Number: 15

College: Cal State-Fullerton

Birthdate: June 23, 1988

Height: 5’10″

Weight: 165

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Acquired: Signed on a free transfer by the Philadelphia Union on March 18, 2011.

Professional Stats

2011 with Philadelphia Union: 1 game

Spent two years in the youth ranks of FMF powerhouse Club America. Saw time with senior ranks in friendlies.

Has also spent time in the PDL with the following clubs: Ventura County Fusion (2007-2008), Orange County Blue Star (2006), and the Los Angeles Legends (2009).

College Stats

2006-2007 with Cal State-Fullerton: 16 matches, 1 goal, 2 assists, won 2nd Team All-Big West honors

Has featured with the USMNT U-17s.

Did you know?

Gabriel is the identical twin brother of 2011 2nd Round SuperDraft pick Michael Farfan.

Spent time with Assistant Coach John Hackworth at the Bradenton Residency Camp for U-17s.

Gabriel spent some time in 2009 with the Los Angeles Legends along with his brother and current Union midfielder (UCLA graduate) Kyle Nakazawa.

He only played a little for Cal-State Fullerton but he follows in the footsteps of several Titans that have made a name for themselves in the professional soccer ranks: former New England defender Brian Dunseth, former United GK Mike Ammann, and Kiwi midfielder Duncan Oughton.

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