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Michael Farfan

Football player from United States of America

Michael Farfan Michael Farfan (born June 23, 1988 in San Diego, California) is an American soccer player currently playing for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer. Played club soccer with the La Jolla Nomads of San Diego where he captured numerous team titles, including the 2002 national championship. He also played in the Youth World Championships in Japan in 2000. Farfan played for Castle Park High School in Chula Vista, California where he won All-CIF honors as an underclassman. He later played for Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Florida while training for the United States U-17 team. As a member of the U-17 team, Farfan played in the 2005 Youth World Cup. After a two year residency on the United States U-17 team, he enrolled at California State University, Fullerton in the Spring of 2006. Farfan enrolled in the University of North Carolina in January 2009. He scored five goals with the Tar Heels, with three coming in the first four games, and had four assists. While at North Carolina, he was named NSCAA First Team All-America and All-ACC First Team. During his college years Farfan also played extensively in the USL Premier Development League, for Orange County Blue Star, Ventura  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1988-06-23
Place of birth
San Diego
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Luis Farfan, Kathy Stopani
Siblings
Gabriel Farfan Kathy Farfan Louie Farfan

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