How Acquired: Signed on Dec. 11, 2012 via MLS Homegrown Player rule.
Santiago Castano emerged this season from the Red Bulls’ Academy as a top-ranked goalkeeper after an impressive, young career stemming from his play throughout the youth systems and Red Bulls Academy. He will be looking to gain experience in his first year as a professional.
Prior to signing with the Red Bulls, Castano had been with the Red Bulls Academy since Sept. 2008. He featured for the Red Bulls Under-14, 15, 16 and 18 teams and trained with the New York first team throughout this time.
Castano is the sixth Academy product to sign with the Red Bulls via the MLS Homegrown Player rule.
International: Castano spent time in Bradenton, FL as part of the Under-17 U.S. National Team Residency program in 2010 and has also been called into the Under-14, Under-15 and Under-18 U.S. youth squads prior to that stint.