Sidney Rivera is an American soccer player currently playing for Puerto Rico FC of the North American Soccer League. Born in Staten Island, New York, Rivera grew up in Staten Island, New York and played high school soccer at St. Benedict’s Prep and North Hunterdon High School.
Rivera spent his entire college career at Old Dominion University. He led the team with nine goals in 2014, where he won the first ever Conference-USA tournament championship in Old Dominion University history while being named tournament offensive MVP. Rivera played for Virginia Beach City FC in the summer of 2014.
On January 20, 2015, Rivera was selected in the third round (63rd overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City. On April 6, 2016, Rivera signed with NASL expansion side Puerto Rico FC.