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Who is Yeferson Soteldo, Tigres' Venezuelan reinforcement who scored his first goal?

The Venezuelan arrived from Toronto FC.

The Venezuelan player is beginning to earn Miguel Herrera's trust.
The Venezuelan player is beginning to earn Miguel Herrera's trust.

During the Liga MX transfer window, Tigres acquired a player who has become a key player. We tell you who Yeferson Soteldo is, the man who has been well received by the fans at the Universitario Stadium.

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Soteldo is a young Venezuelan soccer player, he is only 24 years old and is already part of the senior national team. At a very young age, he made a name for himself in international youth tournaments and several clubs turned to him.

Who is Yeferson Soteldo?

He was born on June 30, 1997, in the state of Portuguesa, Venezuela. He developed in the youth team of Zamora FC, he started in the U-14 category, until he reached the first team. He became a key player on the team and received an offer from Chilean soccer.

Huachipato paid 1.5 million dollars for the transfer. He reached the semifinal of the Chilean Cup and had an excellent adaptation. After a year, he went on loan to Universidad de Chile, where he had the opportunity to play Copa Libertadores.

Santos of Brazil was interested in his services and paid 3 million dollars for his card. In his first tournament, he was runner-up, and also scored nine goals and five assists.

In 2021, he accepted an offer from Toronto FC of the MLS, paying 6 million dollars for his services. He played 22 matches and only scored six goals, so he decided to leave.

The Venezuelan arrived at Tigres

In January 2022, Toronto approached Tigres to sign Carlos Salcedo, the problem was the high cost of his transfer. The Mexican team decided to ask for Soteldo as a trade and the parties accepted.

So far, he has played in ten matches, in nine of which he has come on as a substitute and has been a revulsive player in Miguel Herrera's scheme, only in one he was a starter and scored the winning goal. The fans love him because he is influential and adds to the offense.

Soteldo's numbers in the Clausura 2022 tournament

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