New York Red Bulls Midfielder Bento Estrela was brought into Portugal’s U-16 Youth National Team camp, which started on Monday, August 16.

This is Estrela’s first call up to the Portugal U-16’s and he participated in multiple trainings at Cidade de Futebol in Alges. They played a friendly against GS Loures U-18’s, where Estrela played in the match and they won, 2-1.

“I was very excited to participate in camp with the Portugal U-16 National Team,” Estrela said. “ It was a really great experience overall and to have the opportunity was a dream come true.”

The Bloomfield, New Jersey, native signed an MLS Homegrown contract on February 9, 2021. He became the youngest New York Homegrown signing and the fourth-youngest signing overall in league history at the age of 14 years, 364 days.

New York Red Bulls welcome Chicago Fire FC to Red Bull Arena for the second time this season on Saturday, August 28. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET on MSG and MSG GO and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and