2023 Season

Diego García Called into National Team Duty for U.S. U-17 MYNT


FRISCO, Texas (September 28, 2023) – North Texas SC midfielder Diego García has been called up by U.S. U-17 MYNT head coach Gonzalo Segares for the final training camp ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesia from November 10 through December 2. The camp will be held in Brazil and runs from September 29 through October 8.

García, 16, signed with North Texas SC on March 3 ahead of the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. He earned his first start in the club’s season opener at LAFC 2 on March 23 in the 1-0 win. During his first professional year, García registered 23 appearances, logged 1,552 minutes, and contributed with three goals and two assists. He scored his first professional goal on May 25 in the 3-3 draw with Colorado Rapids 2.

The U.S. U-17 Men’s Youth National Team will face off in a set of international friendlies with Brazil’s U-17 side on October 4 and October 6 ahead of the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup being held in Indonesia. Both the U.S. and Brazil have qualified for the World Cup.

GOALKEEPERS (2): Adam Beaudry (Colorado Rapids; Castle Pines, Colo.), Duran Ferree (San Diego Loyal SC; San Diego, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (7): Andrew Baiera (New York City FC; Darien, Conn.), Luca Bombino (LAFC; Saugus, Calif.), Christian Diaz (Los Angeles FC; San Bernardino, Calif.), Tyler Hall (Inter Miami CF; Miramar, Fla.), Shawn Lanza (Atlanta United FC; Atlanta, Ga.) Shakir Nixon (LAFC; Cerritos, Calif.), Tahir Reid-Brown (Orlando City SC; Orlando, Fla.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Matthew Corcoran (Birmingham Legion FC; Dallas, Texas), Diego García (North Texas SC; Denver, Colo.), Cruz Medina (San Jose Earthquakes; San Francisco, Calif.), Santiago Morales (Inter Miami CF; Weston, Fla.), Paulo Rudisill (Los Angeles Galaxy; Irvine, Calif.), Adyn Torres (Atlanta United FC; Stone Mountain, Ga.)

FORWARDS (5): Nimfasha Berchimas (Charlotte FC; High Point, N.C.), Micah Burton (Austin FC; Mounds View, Minn.), Brian Romero (Charlotte FC; Concord, N.C.), Bryce Jamison (Orange County SC; Lake Forest, Calif.), Ezekiel Soto (Houston Dynamo FC; Menifee, Calif.)