||Cuban||Havana, Cuba||Alianza FC|
2013: The Fort Lauderdale Strikers announced the signing of former Cuba national team forward Yaikel Pérez on August 13, 2013. Pérez had previously played for the franchise in 2006, the inaugural season of Miami FC (now the Fort Lauderdale Strikers).
Pérez came on as a substitute in the 2-1 win against San Antonio Scorpions on August 17th for his first appearance of the season. He scored his first goal in the 1-1 draw against FC Edmonton on September 15th. He scored a brace in the Strikers 6-2 victory against Atlanta Silverbacks on October 19th.
Pérez finished the season with 9 starts in 10 league appearances. He scored three goals and one assist.