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4Carlos Mendes

  • Position: Defender
  • Date of Birth: 12/25/1980
  • Age: 37
  • Country: Mineola, N.Y.
  • Weight: 184 lbs
  • Height: 5.10'

Born and raised in Mineola, N.Y., defender Carlos Mendes became the first player to sign with the rebooted New York Cosmos when he agreed to a multi-year deal on Dec. 11, 2012.

Prior to the team’s inaugural preseason camp in Godalming, England, head coach Giovanni Savarese named Mendes as team captain.

Mendes started the first 13 games of the season for the Cosmos in their reboot season before resting in the Cosmos' regular season finale against Atlanta on Nov. 2, 2013. Mendes started and played the full 90 minutes in the Cosmos 1-0 Soccer Bowl victory over Atlanta on Nov. 9, 2013.

Mendes was inducted into the Long Island Soccer Football League's inaugural hall of fame class on Nov. 22.

Prior to joining the Cosmos, Mendes spent seven seasons in MLS, including his first six in New York with the MetroStars/Red Bulls. He ranks second on the franchise's all-time games played list with 146, 128 of which he started.

During his tenure in New York, Mendes helped the team reach its first and only MLS Cup Final appearance, a 3-1 loss to the Columbus Crew.

In September 2016, Mendes became the first Cosmos player of the reboot era to reach 100 club appearances.
 

PROFESSIONAL

2017: Re-signed with the Cosmos in Jan. 2017.

2016: Started 27 out of 32 NASL games for the Cosmos and both of The Championship matches … Made 90 clearances and 70 interceptions … Had a passing accuracy of 89 percent … Became the first Cosmos player in the Modern Era to reach 100 club appearances … Named to the NASL Best XI.

2015: Started 28 out of 30 NASL regular season matches, logging 2,498 minutes, good for second-most on the Cosmos…On Mother’s Day (May 10) vs. FC Edmonton, scored two goals in a 4-2 Cosmos victory, the first match since the birth of his son...Named to NASL Best XI.

2014: Logged 2,238 minutes for the Cosmos in 25 starts…Scored first two goals of Cosmos career on April 13 against the Atlanta Silverbacks in a 4-0 victory…Anchored a defense that set a then-NASL record streak of 372 minutes without conceding a goal…Named to the NASL Best XI. 

2013: Signed with the New York Cosmos on Dec. 11, 2012, and was named team captain during the team’s preseason camp in Godalming, England … Made his Cosmos debut on Aug. 3 against Fort Lauderdale playing 87 minutes … Appeared in 14 matches, starting all 14, including the 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl.


REGULAR SEASON CAREER STATS

Year Team GP GS SI SO Min G A Sh Y R
2017 New York Cosmos 18 17 1 0 1489 1 0 3 4 0
2016 New York Cosmos 27 27 0 0 2375 0 0 4 3 0
2015 New York Cosmos 28 28 0 2 2498 2 0 5 3 0
2014 New York Cosmos 25 25 0 1 2238 2 1 0 1 1
2013 New York Cosmos 13 13 0 2 1155 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 111 110 1 5 9755 5 2 12 11 1

POST SEASON CAREER STATS

Year Team GP GS SI SO Min G A Sh Y R
2017 New York Cosmos 2 2 0 0 210 0 0 0 1 0
2016 New York Cosmos 2 2 0 0 210 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New York Cosmos 2 2 0 0 180 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New York Cosmos 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 0 0
2013 New York Cosmos 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 8 8 0 0 780 0 0 0 1 0

GAME APPEARANCES

Date Type Match Result Appear Min G A Sh Y R
11/12/2017 The Championship SFD v NYC L 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
11/05/2017 The Championship MIA v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 120 0 0 0 1 0
10/28/2017 Regular Season PRFC v NYC W 2 - 5 Start 89 1 0 1 0 0
10/14/2017 Regular Season NYC v FCE D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/07/2017 Regular Season IND v NYC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/01/2017 Regular Season NYC v PRFC W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 2 1 0
09/23/2017 Regular Season NYC v NCFC L 0 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
09/20/2017 Regular Season NYC v SFD D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/17/2017 Regular Season NYC v JAX D 3 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/06/2017 Regular Season MIA v NYC D 3 - 3 Start 76 0 0 0 1 0
09/03/2017 Regular Season NYC v JAX L 0 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/26/2017 Regular Season NCFC v NYC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/16/2017 Regular Season NYC v PRFC W 4 - 2 Start 31 0 0 0 0 0
06/10/2017 Regular Season NYC v NCFC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
06/07/2017 Regular Season NYC v FCE L 2 - 4 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/04/2017 Regular Season NCFC v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/27/2017 Regular Season NYC v SFD D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/17/2017 US Open Cup RUAC v NYC L 3 - 2 Start 45 0 0 0 0 0
05/14/2017 Regular Season NYC v PRFC W 4 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/06/2017 Regular Season JAX v NYC D 1 - 1 Sub In 33 0 0 0 0 0
03/25/2017 Regular Season PRFC v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
11/13/2016 The Championship NYC v IND D 0 - 0 Start 120 0 0 0 0 0
11/05/2016 The Championship NYC v OKC W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/29/2016 Regular Season MNU v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 75 0 0 0 0 0
10/09/2016 Regular Season OTT v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 63 0 0 0 0 0
10/02/2016 Regular Season NYC v FTL W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/28/2016 Regular Season NCFC v NYC W 0 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
09/24/2016 Regular Season IND v NYC L 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/17/2016 Regular Season NYC v FCE D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 1 0 0
09/10/2016 Regular Season NYC v MNU W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 1 0 0
09/03/2016 Regular Season FTL v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
08/31/2016 Regular Season NYC v IND W 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 1 0 0
08/27/2016 Regular Season NYC v NCFC W 6 - 1 Start 81 0 0 0 0 0
08/07/2016 Regular Season NYC v OKC D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/27/2016 Regular Season FCE v NYC L 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/23/2016 Regular Season TBR v NYC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/16/2016 Regular Season OKC v NYC L 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/13/2016 Regular Season NYC v JAX W 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/09/2016 Regular Season MIA v NYC W 2 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/02/2016 Regular Season NYC v OTT W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/04/2016 Regular Season FTL v NYC L 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 1 0 0
06/01/2016 US Open Cup NYC v NJE W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/28/2016 Regular Season NYC v OKC W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/22/2016 Regular Season NYC v TBR W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
05/15/2016 Regular Season FCE v NYC L 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/07/2016 Regular Season MIA v NYC W 0 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/01/2016 Regular Season NYC v NCFC W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/23/2016 Regular Season MNU v NYC L 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/16/2016 Regular Season IND v NYC L 2 - 1 Start 86 0 0 0 0 0
04/10/2016 Regular Season NYC v JAX W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/03/2016 Regular Season NYC v OTT W 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
11/15/2015 The Championship NYC v OTT W 3 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
11/07/2015 The Championship NYC v FTL W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/31/2015 Regular Season NYC v TBR W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/25/2015 Regular Season SAS v NYC W 1 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/11/2015 Regular Season NYC v FCE W 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/07/2015 Regular Season ATL v NYC W 0 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/04/2015 Regular Season NYC v ATL D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/22/2015 Regular Season NYC v OTT L 1 - 4 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
09/19/2015 Regular Season MNU v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/12/2015 Regular Season NYC v JAX W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/05/2015 Regular Season TBR v NYC L 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/30/2015 Regular Season NYC v NCFC W 3 - 2 Start 89 0 0 1 0 0
08/26/2015 Regular Season OTT v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/22/2015 Regular Season NCFC v NYC W 1 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/15/2015 Regular Season NYC v SAS W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/05/2015 Regular Season NYC v MNU W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 2 0 0
08/02/2015 Regular Season NYC v FTL W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/25/2015 Regular Season IND v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 69 0 0 0 1 0
07/18/2015 Regular Season JAX v NYC L 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/05/2015 Regular Season NYC v IND D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/17/2015 US Open Cup NYC v NYCFC D 2 - 2 Start 120 0 0 0 0 0
06/13/2015 Regular Season NYC v JAX D 3 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/02/2015 International Friendly CNT v NYC W 1 - 4 Start 46 0 0 0 0 0
05/30/2015 Regular Season MNU v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 1 0 0
05/23/2015 Regular Season NYC v SAS W 3 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/16/2015 Regular Season NCFC v NYC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/10/2015 Regular Season NYC v FCE W 4 - 2 Start 90 2 0 1 0 0
05/02/2015 Regular Season NYC v OTT W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/25/2015 Regular Season ATL v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
04/18/2015 Regular Season NYC v TBR W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/11/2015 Regular Season IND v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/04/2015 Regular Season FTL v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
11/08/2014 The Championship SAS v NYC L 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/18/2014 Regular Season MNU v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 85 0 0 0 0 1
10/11/2014 Regular Season NYC v OTT W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/04/2014 Regular Season NYC v IND D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 1 0
09/28/2014 Regular Season FCE v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/20/2014 Regular Season NCFC v NYC L 5 - 4 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/13/2014 Regular Season NYC v ATL W 3 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/06/2014 Regular Season NYC v FTL W 2 - 0 Start 90 0 1 0 0 0
08/30/2014 Regular Season IND v NYC D 2 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/23/2014 Regular Season NYC v MNU D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/16/2014 Regular Season TBR v NYC L 3 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/09/2014 Regular Season ATL v NYC W 1 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/06/2014 Regular Season NYC v FCE D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/02/2014 Regular Season NYC v NCFC L 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/26/2014 Regular Season FTL v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 83 0 0 0 0 0
07/20/2014 Regular Season OTT v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
07/12/2014 Regular Season NYC v SAS L 1 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
06/08/2014 Regular Season NYC v OTT W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/31/2014 Regular Season FTL v NYC W 0 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/24/2014 Regular Season NYC v IND D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/17/2014 Regular Season TBR v NYC W 0 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/12/2014 Regular Season NYC v MNU W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
05/03/2014 Regular Season NCFC v NYC L 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/26/2014 Regular Season NYC v SAS L 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/19/2014 Regular Season FCE v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
04/13/2014 Regular Season NYC v ATL W 4 - 0 Start 90 2 0 0 0 0
11/09/2013 Soccer Bowl ATL v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 Regular Season SAS v NYC W 1 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2013 Regular Season NYC v FCE D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 Regular Season NYC v NCFC W 4 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
10/05/2013 Regular Season MNU v NYC W 0 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/29/2013 Regular Season NYC v TBR W 4 - 3 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/21/2013 Regular Season FTL v NYC W 0 - 2 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/14/2013 Regular Season NYC v MNU W 1 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/07/2013 Regular Season NYC v ATL D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
09/01/2013 Regular Season FCE v NYC D 1 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/24/2013 Regular Season NYC v SAS W 2 - 1 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/17/2013 Regular Season NCFC v NYC L 3 - 0 Start 78 0 0 0 0 0
08/10/2013 Regular Season TBR v NYC D 0 - 0 Start 90 0 0 0 0 0
08/03/2013 Regular Season NYC v FTL W 2 - 1 Start 87 0 1 0 0 0
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