2023 Season

FC Dallas Midfielder Alan Velasco Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery


Frisco, Texas (November 14, 2023)—FC Dallas midfielder Alan Velasco underwent a successful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery on his left knee under the supervision of Dr. Jorge Pablo Batista in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Monday, November 13.  

Velasco suffered a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in his left knee during FC Dallas’ Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs first round match against the Seattle Sounders on Monday, October 30 at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington. 

In 2023, Velasco topped Major League Soccer’s 22 Under 22 list. Velasco featured in 28 MLS regular season matches, netting four goals and providing four assists. The midfielder received his first national team call-up with Argentina, scoring in a closed door friendly with the Argentina U23 squad against the Bolivia U23 national team on September 4, 2023.