The Bolivian forward joined United in August and made five substitute appearances in 2017. The 19-year-old showed promise in 53 minutes played, connecting 77.8% of his passes. Miranda was responsible for delivering the cross that New York Red Bulls midfielder Fidel Escobar swept into his own net to equalize for United in the 91st minute of the 3-3 draw on Sept. 27. Miranda earned two caps for Bolivia in 2017. He made a substitute appearance in the 2-0 win against Argentina on March 28 in a World Cup qualification match. He also started and played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win over Nicaragua on June 3 in a international friendly.
United have acquired Bolivian forward Bruno Miranda from Club Universidad de Chile in exchange for targeted allocation money. Completion of the transfer is pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P1 Visa.
Miranda, 19, has earned three caps with the national team and made his international debut against the U.S. on May 29, 2016, entering as a second-half substitute as an 18-year-old.
The five-foot-eleven-inch attacker recently broke into Universidad’s first team, making several appearances for one of Chile’s most successful franchises this spring en route to the club’s 2017 Clausura (Chilean spring season) victory. Miranda spent the previous two seasons in Universidad’s youth system after starting his youth career at Club Callejas, based in his hometown of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, the same hometown as former Bolivian United players Jaime Moreno and Marco Etcheverry.
Miranda most recently played for the Bolivian national team on June 3 of this year in an international friendly against Nicaragua, starting and playing 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory.
August 4, 2017 - United acquired Miranda from Club Universidad de Chile in exchange for Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) and will occupy an international roster spot.