FRISCO, Texas (January 17, 2023) – North Texas SC has signed Yeicar Alberto Perlaza Perea on loan from Atlético Nacional throughout the 2023 season, pending U.S. Soccer Federation approval, in addition to his ITC and work authorization. Per team policy, additional terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
North Texas has an option to exercise a permanent transfer on Perlaza’s contract following the conclusion of his 2023 loan.
“Yeicar is a clear example of the young talent we want to bring in,” said North Texas SC General Manager Matt Denny. “He can make an immediate impact for us as we start to solidify what will be a really strong roster for 2023.”
Perlaza, 19, joins North Texas SC following a season with Atlético Nacional U-21’s. He made 52 appearances for the U-21’s throughout 2022 where he registered seven goals and 15 assists.
Name: Yeicar Alberto Perlaza Perea
Preferred Name: Yeicar Perlaza
Pronunciation: YAY-carr per-LAH-zah
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Weight: 138 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 24, 2003 (19)
Birthplace: Quibdó, Colombia
Hometown: Quibdó, Colombia
Transaction: North Texas SC signs defender Yeicar Perlaza on loan from Atlético Nacional for the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season.