7.10 Cortes Signing DL

North Texas SC Signs Eduardo "Pollo" Cortes

Cortes is a former FC Dallas goalkeeper

FRISCO – North Texas Soccer Club has signed former FC Dallas goalkeeper Eduardo “Pollo” Cortes to a one-season contract, pending league and U.S. Soccer Federation approval.

Cortes, 25, played three years at the FC Dallas Academy beginning in 2009 before heading to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He played four seasons for the Jaguars, making 61 appearances and 354 saves. Cortes also had stints with USL’s St. Louis FC in 2016 and Indy Eleven of the North American Soccer League.

Cortes signed for FC Dallas in 2017 to become the club’s 20th Academy product to sign a professional contract, although he did not make any first team appearances. Cortes trained with North Texas SC in preseason and most recently played for Fort Worth Vaqueros of the National Premier Soccer League.

Transaction: North Texas SC signs goalkeeper Eduardo Cortes to a one-season contract on June 20, 2019

Name: Eduardo “Pollo” Cortes
Pronunciation: Poy-oh
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'10" 
Weight: 170 lbs. 
Date of Birth: August 31, 1993
Age: 25
Hometown: Dallas, TX 
Country: Mexico
Last Club: Fort Worth Vaqueros
How Acquired: Signed on June 20, 2019.