Steven Jimenez stepped on TQL Stadium As soon as he took to the pitch on Wednesday night, he was the youngest player in the league. major league soccer game of the season.
Defender from hometown Jimenez I had a moment to remember FC Cincinnatimatch with Toronto FC, the 15-year-old made his first-team debut just seven months after signing his first professional contract. Jiménez saw the final moments of a 3-0 win for the hosts, keeping them at the top of the overall league standings with their 13th win of the season.
Who is Stephen Jimenez?
Originally from Maryland, Jimenez I participated FC CincinnatiEntered the academy in 2019 and climbed up to the first army review team. He traveled with the team for preseason games and signed a professional contract in November. This has been part of a whirlwind year for teenagers.
Jimenez also represented both Mexico and America He moved to the youth team in 2022 and signed a contract that will run until 2027 if the option applies – all before he even receives his driver’s license!
Who is the youngest player in MLS history?
Jimenez He may still be a kid, but even at that young age, he’s not the youngest player in football history. major league soccer. In fact, he’s not even in the top three.
Jimenez breaks the list of the five youngest players to represent the world competition. MLS Club — Former prodigy still tops list Freddie Addudebuted in dc united 2004, 14 years old.the current Bayern Munich And Canada’s left back Alphonso Davies I played for the first time when I was 15 years and 8 months old. vancouver whitecapsMeanwhile, DC United handed their debut to another 15-year-old centre-back in 2022 Matthew Akimboni.