FC Dallas Signs Colombian / American Midfielder Sebastian BoteroAugust 22, 2007 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas Press Release
Botero and his family moved to Colombia when he was one year old, and he joined the Medellin youth system at age 13. He made his professional first team debut for Medellin at age 17, on August 3, 2003 versus Atletico Huila. In his four years with the club, he went on to make 46 first team appearances, playing his final game in June 2007 against Cucuta Deportivo.
In 2003, Botero played for Colombia's Under-17 national team in the South American championships, scoring a goal against Paraguay while also playing against Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay. Botero will occupy a position on the 10-man Developmental Roster, with second-year forward Dominic Oduro moving up to the 18-man Senior Roster.
NAME: Sebastian Botero
DATE OF BIRTH: July 4, 1986
BIRTHPLACE: Ames, Iowa
HOMETOWN: Medellin, Colombia
LAST CLUB: Independiente Medellin (Colombia)
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