Mario Daniel Vega

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Mario Daniel Vega
Personal information
Full name Mario Daniel Vega
Date of birth (1984-06-03) 3 June 1984 (age 39)
Place of birth Cutral Có, Neuquén, Argentina
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Team information
Current team
AEK Athens (assistant manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Nueva Chicago 58 (0)
2007–2012 River Plate 76 (0)
2013–2015 Anorthosis Famagusta 15 (0)
2016–2018 Miami FC 64 (0)
2018Miami FC 2 (loan) 11 (0)
2018 Tampa Bay Rowdies 10 (0)
2019–2021 San Jose Earthquakes 47 (0)
Total 281 (0)
Managerial career
2022 San Jose Earthquakes (assistant)
2022– AEK Athens (assistant)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 4 December 2021

Mario Daniel Vega (born 3 June 1984) is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is the current assistant manager of Greek Super League club AEK Athens.


Arriving from Nueva Chicago for the 2007–08 season he is at the start of the season considered to be River's fourth-choice keeper after the unexpected return of Juan Pablo Carrizo.

Vega was part of the River Plate squad that won the Clausura 2008 tournament, but he did not play in any of the games.

Anorthosis Famagusta[edit]

On 2 September 2013, Anorthosis Famagusta announced the contract agreement with Mario Vega.[1]

In November 2013, Vega assumed the role of starting goalkeeper following an injury to Anorthosis Famagusta's starting keeper Mathieu Valverde.

Miami FC[edit]

In September 2016, Vega signed with Miami FC of the North American Soccer League.[2] Vega played in 64 regular season games for Miami from 2016 to 2017. After the dissolution of the NASL, Vega stayed with the team as they played as Miami FC 2 in the National Premier Soccer League, winning the 2018 NPSL championship in August.

Tampa Bay Rowdies[edit]

Following the conclusion of the National Premier Soccer League season, Vega signed with the Tampa Bay Rowdies for the remainder of their United Soccer League season.[3]

San Jose Earthquakes[edit]

On 18 January 2019, Vega signed with Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes.[4] Following the 2021 season, Vega's contract with San Jose expired.[5]


  1. ^ "ΚΥΑΝΟΛΕΥΚΟΣ Ο MARIO DANIEL VEGA". 2 September 2013. Archived from the original on 5 September 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  2. ^ "MIAMI FC INKS FORMER RIVER PLATE AND ANORTHOSIS FAMAGUSTA FC GOALKEEPER MARIO DANIEL VEGA". 5 January 2016. Archived from Plate-and-anorthosis-famagusta-fc-goalkeeper-mario-daniel-vega the original on 7 May 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2016. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)
  3. ^ "Rowdies Sign Experienced Goalkeeper Daniel Vega". RowdiesSoccer,com. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Sign Veteran Goalkeeper Daniel Vega". Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  5. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes announce roster moves ahead of 2022 MLS Season | San Jose Earthquakes". sjearthquakes.

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