21 Facts About Amado Guevara


Amado Guevara was born on 2 May 1976 and is a Honduran former professional footballer and manager.


Amado Guevara was the coach of Puerto Rico from 2018 to 2019.


Amado Guevara was selected as the Best Player of the 2001 Copa America, held in Colombia.


Amado Guevara was signed by the MetroStars of Major League Soccer on 11 April 2003, and immediately stepped in and produced.


Amado Guevara added four key goals and two assists in the US Open Cup, leading the MetroStars to the first final of any sort in the team's history.


Amado Guevara tallied ten goals and ten assists in his second season.


The club allowed him to train with FC Motagua, but Amado Guevara played for the Honduran club in a number of friendly matches, which might or might not have been permitted.

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Amado Guevara lashed out in the Honduran press at the Metros' GM Alexi Lalas, but the two patched things up and Amado Guevara remained in New York for the 2006 season.


Amado Guevara received his green card in March 2006, thus no longer counting as a foreign player in MLS.


Amado Guevara then accepted a loan move to his former club FC Motagua for the remainder of the 2007 season.


On 9 April 2008, Amado Guevara was traded to Toronto FC for a 2009 and 2010 draft pick.


Amado Guevara made his debut for Toronto FC in his new team's first win of the 2008 season, assisting Danny Dichio for the first goal of the game against the Los Angeles Galaxy.


On 3 August 2008, Amado Guevara was shown a straight red card by referee Baldomero Toledo after allegedly elbowing FC Dallas player Pablo Ricchetti in the face.


The elbow drew blood, and Amado Guevara was immediately thrown from the game.


Amado Guevara performed consistently well while in Toronto scoring a total of 9 goals over the course of the season, including 2 in the Canadian Championship.


Amado Guevara left Toronto to return to Honduran side FC Motagua in December 2009.


Amado Guevara made his debut for Honduras in an May 1994 Miami Cup match against Peru and has earned a total of 138 caps, scoring 27 goals.


Amado Guevara has represented his country in 49 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played at 5 UNCAF Nations Cups as well as at the 1998,2000 and 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cups.


Amado Guevara's final international was a June 2010 FIFA World Cup match against eventual winners Spain.


Amado Guevara was named the tournament MVP after leading Honduras to a surprise third-place finish in the 2001 Copa America.


Amado Guevara helped lead Honduras through the qualification to the 2010 FIFA World Cup and captained the team at only their second appearance at a World Cup tournament.