2024 Season

North Texas SC Signs FC Dallas Academy Midfielder Anthony Ramirez


FRISCO, Texas (February 23, 2024) – North Texas SC has announced the signing of FC Dallas Academy midfielder Anthony Ramirez to a one-year MLS NEXT Pro professional contract.

Ramirez, 18, signs with North Texas SC after registering 14 appearances, 633 minutes, two goals, and two assists during the 2023 season as an Academy player. He made his professional debut in the 2023 season opener against LAFC2 on March 25. Ramirez was named the MLS NEXT Rising Player of Matchday 11 after scoring a brace against LA Galaxy II on June 4.

“I had the pleasure of coaching Anthony when he first started his journey in our Academy. We knew very early on that we had a fantastic talent” said North Texas SC Head Coach John Gall. “He has worked tirelessly over the years and has continued developing. He’s an exciting attacking player that plays tremendously well between lines and tight spaces. He’s a dynamic, dangerous and the type of player that excites fans. We are delighted that we get to continue the pathway with him.”

A Dallas native, Ramirez joined the FC Dallas Academy system at 12.He participated with Dallas in the Gordon Super Jago Group of the 2023 Dallas Cup.

Ramirez has represented both the US and Mexico at the youth levels. Ramirez most recently featured in the Mexican U-20 camp for Torneo del Sol that was held this past January. Ramirez has 14 international caps and scored once for Mexico.

North Texas SC will open its 2024 MLS NEXT Pro campaign at Choctaw Stadium against Whitecaps FC 2 on Friday, March 15 at 7:30PM CT. Tickets for the home opener can be purchased here

With the addition of Ramirez, North Texas SC now has 15 players under contract ahead of the 2024 MLS NEXT Pro season:

Goalkeepers (2): Michael Collodi, Victor Darub
Defenders (3):Nico Gordon, Malachi Molina, Tyshawn Rose
Midfielders (7): Diego García, Dylan Lacy, Leonardo Orejarena, Pedrinho, Anthony Ramirez, Carl Sainté, Abdoul Zanne
Forwards (3):Leonard Londe, Diego Pepi, Lautaro Taboada

Full Name:
Anthony Ramirez
Pronunciation: an-toh-KNEE rah-MEE-rez
Connect with Anthony: Instagram
Position: Midfielder
Date of Birth: December 22, 2005 (18)
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Nationality: American and Mexican
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 145 lbs.
Last Club: FC Dallas Academy
Transaction: North Texas SC signs midfielder Anthony Ramirez to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract for the 2024 season.