Biography of USMNT soccer player Alfredo Morales who plays his club soccer with NYCFC in MLS.
Alfredo Morales grew up in Berlin and is a product of Hertha BSC’s youth system. he got the attention of the USMNT in 2008, playing with the U-20 team. Morales was called into camp with the senior squad in 2011, but didn’t play. After appearing for the USMNT U-23 squad in 2012, Morales stepped up to the senior USMNT in 2013. Morales won his first USMNT cap against Canada on Jan 29. Since he only appeared in a friendly for the USMNT, Morales remains eligible to appear for Germany and Peru, his father’s homeland.
On the club side, Morales broke through with Hertha BSC in 2010 making his debut with the first team. He played for Hertha BSC II and the senior squad through 2013 when he moved to Ingolstadt in the 2.Bundesliga. After winning promotion and then relegated with Ingolstadt, Morales joined newly promoted Fortuna Dusseldorf for the 2018-19 Bundesliga season. He moved to MLS with NYCFC in 2021, winning MLS Cup.
Started against Mexico on Sep 6. Subbed on against Canada in the Nations League on Nov 15. Subbed on against Cuba on Nov 19.
Started against Puerto Rico on May 22.
Subbed on for the second-half against Denmark on Mar 25. Started against the Netherlands on Jun 5 and subbed on against Germany on Jun 10. Subbed on against Guatemala on Jul 3.Started against Panama on Jul 13.
Subbed on against the Czech Republic on Sep 3. Subbed on against Ecuador on Oct 10 and Honduras on Oct 14. Subbed on in the second-half against Colombia on Nov 14. Started against Ireland on Nov 18.
Won his first cap against Canada on Jan 29.
Called into camp with the USMNT.
24 games for NYCFC, finishing 3rd in the East and advancing to the quarterfinals.
Played in 14 2.Bundesliga games with Fortuna. Joined NYCFC in MLS in April, 2021, playing in 27 regular season games for the MLS Cup winners.
Played in 24 games with Fortuna.
A 10th-place Bundesliga finish with Fortuna.
Finished 9th in the 2.Bundesliga with Ingolstadt. Joined Fortuna Dusseldorf for their promotion season in the Bundesliga.
Dropped to the 2.Bundesliga with Ingolstadt after a 17th-place finish.
An 11th-place finish with Ingolstadt.
Won promotion to the Bundesliga with Ingolstadt.
Signed with FC Ingolstadt in the 2.Bundesliga finishing in 10th-place.
Finished his Hertha BSC career with 20 first team appearances over three seasons.
Stayed with Hertha BSC as the club returned to the Bundesliga.
After several seasons playing with Hertha BSC's reserves, got playing time with the first team in their promotion season.