|Full name||Daniel Victor Stanese|
|Date of birth||21 January 1994|
|Place of birth||Queens, New York, United States|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2010–2012||Whitecaps FC Residency|
|2013||1. FC Nürnberg|
|2012||Florida Gulf Coast Eagles||18||(1)|
|2013||1. FC Nürnberg II||0||(0)|
|2013–2016||FC Augsburg II||58||(1)|
|2020||Carl Zeiss Jena||6||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2020|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 January 2015
Daniel was born to Romanian parents in Queens, New York and his family moved to Coquitlam, British Columbia when he was six months old. His family later moved to Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, where he began playing soccer with Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club at the age of 5. He speaks Romanian, French, German and English.
Youth, College & Amateur
Stanese spent the majority of his youth career with Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC before joining the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency program in 2010. He also spent two seasons with Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 in the USL Premier Development League.
On 12 May 2012, Stanese signed a letter of intent to play college soccer at Florida Gulf Coast University. In what turned out to be his only season with the Eagles, Stanese made 18 appearances and finished the year with one goal. He went on to be named to the A-Sun All-Freshman team as well as NSCAA All-South Region Second Team.
On 25 February 2013, it was announced that Stanese had signed with German Bundesliga side 1. FC Nürnberg. However, his time with the club was cut short and he later joined FC Augsburg where he made 17 appearances for the reserve side in 2013–14.
On 21 January 2020, Stanese joined Carl Zeiss Jena on a deal until the end of the 2019–20 season. Following the club's relegation to Regionalliga, Stanese would be released at the end of the season.
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