The Los Angeles Galaxy introduced the signing of 15-year-old Alex Alcala to his first professional soccer contract on Wednesday.
Alcala joined the LA Galaxy Academy final yr. He’s scheduled to report back to Galaxy II of the USL Championship for the upcoming 2021 season.
“Alex is a younger expertise who we’re happy will develop in an expert setting,” LA Galaxy normal supervisor Dennis te Kloese stated in a launch. “We consider that the construction and sources that we’ll present him will enable him to proceed to develop as each a participant and an individual. We sit up for Alex representing our membership.”
Born in Stockton, California, Alcala beforehand educated with the youth academies of Manchester Metropolis in England, FC Barcelona in Spain and Pachuca in Mexico.
“I’m tremendous excited to announce that I’ve formally signed with the Galaxy2!! I want to thank everybody that has helped me alongside the best way to succeed in my objectives. All my household, pals and coaches,” Alcala posted on Instagram.
Each of Alcala’s dad and mom are Mexican. Internationally, he has represented the Mexico Beneath-15 and Beneath-16 squads.
Though Alcala might be beginning out with “Los Dos” within the USL Championship, ESPN reported that Alcala can have “the chance to play alongside compatriots Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, Jonathan dos Santos and Efrain Alvarez” for the Galaxy in MLS competitors. (Reuters)