Biography of USMNT soccer player Tony Beltran who played his club soccer for Real Salt Lake in MLS.
Tony Beltran was Real Salt Lake’s top draft pick in 2008 and a regular with the club by 2009 when Real Salt Lake won the MLS Cup. In 2012, Jurgen Klinsmann called him into the January USMNT camp and he won his first cap against Canada. As a youth USMNT player, he was part of the squad for the 2007 U-20 World Cup. Beltran retired at the end of the 2019 MLS season.
Started against Mexico on Apr 2.
Debuted against Canada on Jan 29.
Retired on Sep 13.
Missed the season due to injury.
Appeared in 21 games for Real Salt Lake, finishing 8th.
Played in 29 games for RSL, finishing 6th and exiting in the first round of the playoffs.
31 games for Real Salt Lake, finishing 9th.
Played in 29 games for RSL, finishing 3rd and exiting the playoffs in the quarterfinals.
Played in 24 games with RSL, runners-up for the MLS Cup.
Reemerged as a regular with RSL, playing in 32 games.
Played in 22 games.
Played in 18 games with RSL.
Regular in the RSL lineup, playing in 23 games for the MLS Cup winning squad.
Real Salt Lake's 1st round SuperDraft pick, 3rd overall. Limited to 15 games due to injury.
Youth and College
Named a Parade All-American twice at Claremont High School. Started his college soccer career at St John's before transferring to UCLA. Left UCLA in 2007 after playing in every game that season.