Brian Sylvestre

  • Birthday: 19. December 1992
  • Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States

Biography

Brian Sylvestre (born December 19, 1992) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Carolina RailHawks in the North American Soccer League.

Sylvestre was born in Hollywood, Florida[1] and is of Haitian descent.

Sylvestre attended Hollywood Hills High School, and began his youth career in Florida, playing for the Schultz Academy U-16 squad, Weston FC, and at the IMG Soccer Academy. Foregoing a college soccer career, Sylvestre signed for the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency program in February 2010. In March 2010 he started for the Residency team in the U-19 Super Group of Dallas Cup XXXI.

Sylvestre was part of the IMG Soccer Academy in Florida, before moving to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency in 2009.

Sylvestre began the 2011 Major League Soccer pre-season with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He was signed to the senior squad on March 15, 2011.[4] He was released by the team on November 8, 2012 after two years and having appeared four times for its reserve team and five times for the U-23 professional development team, but without having played for the senior men's team

Sylvestre joined USL Pro club Harrisburg City Islanders in 2013. He made his professional debut on June 17, 2014 in a US Open Cup game against Philadelphia Union.

On February 6, 2015, Sylvestre signed with NASL club Carolina RailHawks.

Sylvestre was called up to the United States U-20 national team in January 2011 and again in May 2011 for a mini-camp in Vichy, France. Sylvestre started in a 2-1 loss against the French U-20 squad on May 19, 2011.

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