FRISCO, Texas (March 7, 2023) – North Texas SC has signed FC Dallas Academy midfielder Alejandro Urzua for the upcoming 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. Per team policy, additional terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
Urzua, 16, made his North Texas SC debut as an Academy player last season in the 2-1 win over Timbers2 at Choctaw Stadium on June 11. The midfielder logged 200 minutes in five appearances for NTSC throughout the 2022 MLS NEXT Pro regular season. Urzua was in the roster of the Western Conference semifinal.
Urzua joined the FC Dallas Academy in July 2017. During the 2021-22 season, he appeared in 17 matches, started in 12 of those while contributing with three goals.
“It’s great for us to have one of our Academy players sign with North Texas SC,” said North Texas SC General Manager Matt Denny. “We are really excited for him to continue his journey here at the organization.”
TRANSACTION DETAILFull Name: Alejandro Urzua
Pronunciation: ah-le-HAN-droh urh-ZOO-ah
Connect with Alejandro: Instagram
Date of Birth: April 3, 2006 (16)
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Weight: 145 lbs.
Last Club: FC Dallas Academy
Transaction: North Texas SC signs FC Dallas Academy midfielder Alejandro Urzua to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract for the 2023 season.