LAFC today announced the signing of former UC Irvine star Alvaro Quezada. Quezada has been signed to a contract for the 2021 season, with Club options through 2024.
Quezada was the Club’s third round pick (68th overall) in the recent 2021 MLS SuperDraft on January 21, 2021.
Originally from Lancaster, CA, Quezada played at UC Irvine from 2017-19. He enjoyed a breakout season as a sophomore in 2018, registering career-highs in games (21), games started (20), goals (5), assists (6), and minutes (1,642). In three years at UCI, Quezada finished with eight goals and nine assists in 56 games (40 starts).
TRANSACTION: Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) signs third-round (68th overall) MLS 2021 SuperDraft pick Alvaro Quezada.
Full Name: Alvaro Quezada
Weight: 150 lbs.
Birthplace: Granada Hills, CA
Hometown: Lancaster, CA
Last Club: UC Irvine (NCAA)