LAFC announced today that the Club has signed forward Danny Trejo to a short-term loan agreement from Club affiliate Las Vegas Lights of the USL.
Per MLS rules, the short-term agreement allows clubs to sign players on loan from their affiliate for MLS, U.S. Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, Canadian Championship and exhibition matches.
Trejo was signed to a short-term loan agreement on June 18 and came on as a substitute in the 73rd minute of LAFC’s 1-1draw against Seattle, making his MLS and LAFC debut.
Trejo, 24, was selected with the 14th pick in the first round of the 2021 MLS SuperDraft from Cal State Northridge. He participated in preseason training with the Black & Gold in 2021 and 2022 before signing a USL contract with LAFC affiliate Las Vegas.
This season, Trejo is the third leading scorer in the USL with nine goals and has been named to the USL Team of the Week five times. He has made 12 starts (15 appearances) while also recording four assists in 1,115 minutes. Last season, Trejo started nine matches (16 appearances) and scored four goals with one assist.
Raised in Mendota, Calif. Trejo starred in college at Cal State University Northridge, where he scored 26 goals and 15 assists in 58 college career appearances from 2018-2019. Trejo was named the 2019 Big West Offensive Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-Region in 2019.
TRANSACTION: Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) signs forward Danny Trejo to a short-term (4 day) loan agreement.
Name: Danny Trejo
Weight: 160 lbs.
Birthplace: Morelia, Mexico
Hometown: Mendota, CA
Last Club: Las Vegas Lights FC (USL)