Acquired on March 27, 2018 as the club’s third Designated Player from SL Benfica of Portugal’s Primeira Liga.
Champion of Portugal's Primeira Liga: 2016 - 17
Portuguese Cup and Portuguese Super Cup Winner: 2017
2018 (Los Angeles Football Club):
Started three of 11 appearances (total of 319 minutes played).
First LAFC start was a 2-0 loss vs. Sporting Kansas City on August 11; registered three shots.
Made LAFC debut during 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on July 26, replacing Nguyen in the 77’.
2017-18 (SC Braga (On Loan), Portuguese Primeira Liga):
On loan to Portuguese SC Braga.
Started 17 of 22 appearances scored one goal and made 6 assists (1,473 minutes played)
2016-17 (SL Benfica, Portuguese Primeira Liga):
Started seven of 10 appearances of Liga NOS scored one goal and one made one assist (646 minutes played)
Helped club win the domestic treble after lifting the League, Cup and Super Cup trophies.
Started two of two appearances in the UEFA Champions League group stage matches against Besiktas and Napoli (146 minutes played).
2014 - 2016 (Vitoria Setubal FC, Portuguese Primeira Liga):
Appeared in 42 matches across two seasons at Vitória, registering two goals and four assists
Joined Vitória FC at the age of 15 and made his first team debut on December 12, 2014
In 2014, played for Portugal U18; 2014-2015, played for Portugal U19; 2016, played for U20 then U21
In 2018, started eight of nine appearances and scored two goals in the group stage of the UEFA European Under-21 Qualifying.
Made 22 appearances for the Portuguese youth international teams, tallying his first international goal in a friendly against Japan’s U-23 side on May 23, 2016.
His older brother Ricardo Horta plays professional soccer and they played together in their time at Vitoria Setubal and Braga.
Favorite musical artist is Ozuna.
Favorite sport other than soccer is tennis.
Favorite place in LA is Rodeo Drive.
Favorite movie growing up was Fast and Furious.
Follow André on Twitter @AndreHorta8 and on Instagram @AndreHorta10.