Date of Birth: 2/11/1991
Home country: United States
Weight: 145 lbs
In 2019, Velasquez signed with El Paso Locomotive in the summer, helping push the team through to a successful playoff run that secured the club’s first Western Conference Final appearance. During his first stint with Locomotive, the Colombian midfielder made 16 appearances including playoffs, all of which were starts. In that time, Velasquez recorded five goals and one assist.
Since departing Locomotive after the 2019 season, Velasquez moved to Miami FC making four goals in 10 appearances before playing in the Israeli Premier League where he featured in 12 appearances with two goals for Bnei Sakhnin. In 2012, Sebastian Velasquez was selected by MLS club Real Salt Lake 36th overall during the MLS SuperDraft. Velasquez played 38 games across two seasons with RSL, helping lift the team to a 2013 MLS Cup Final, falling in penalties to Sporting Kansas City. After spending the next two seasons with New York City FC in MLS and Rayo OKC in NPSL, Velasquez returned to the RSL organization playing two seasons with Real Monarchs. In 2017, Velasquez helped the team to the USL Championship regular season title earning a spot on the All-League Team at the end of the year.