Drafted by LAFC in the 2019 MLS Superdraft with the 16th pick in the third round (No. 64 overall).
College (University of Pittsburgh)
Team captain, started 19 of 19 games.
Ranked second on the team in points (11), goals (four) and assists (three).
Earned Second Team All-ACC honors for the second straight season.
Team captain, Started and appeared in 16 games.
Earned Second Team All-ACC honors.
Totaled eight points (third on the team) on four assists and two goals.
Was the first player to earn a college scholarship from David Villa’s DV7 Academy in Spain.
Spent 15 years in the youth ranks of Spain’s La Liga club Valencia CF, serving as the team’s captain for 12 of those years, earning MVP honors at the Historics Tournament.
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