Player Profile:

路 Player Name: Alexito Gomez

路 Signed For: U13 Academy

路 Playing Position: Defender

路 Previous Club: TSF Academy

Fun Favorites:

路 Country: Colombia

路 Food: Grilled cheese

路 Movie: The Dark Knight Rises

路 Player: Sergio Ramos

路 Quote: 鈥淲hy think of failure before you have even tried.鈥

Lee Leonard, Director of Coaching, TSF Academy:

鈥淚t is an absolute pleasure to see Alexito pursuing his dreams and achieving his goals. He made no secret of his ambition to one day play for a professional academy, and he has achieved that through natural talent, hard work, and sheer dedication. Alexito is a player I know has what it takes to survive and thrive on the biggest stage. He is someone who has an intrinsic motivation to win and succeed, someone who has all the talent in the world, and most importantly has great character and a high-performance mindset that can take him far. We are delighted to see Alexito make the move to Red Bulls Academy.鈥

Daniel Gutierrez, U13 Head Coach, Red Bulls Academy:

鈥淲e are very excited to sign Alexito Gomez to our Academy. We have been closely tracking his development via our Pathway To Pros program for a while now and have always been impressed with his leadership qualities and mental toughness. Alexito is constantly winning his defensive duels, starting counter-attacks, and creating goal scoring opportunities from set pieces. It is his ability to impact the play in all three phases of the game which sets him apart.鈥

Fouad Kawtari, Academy Head Scout, Red Bulls Academy:

鈥淎lexito is a naturally talented player with great abilities on the ball and is very composed under pressure during games, which is what makes him a unique prospect. We believe he deserves this opportunity to compete at the professional youth level, and hopefully beyond. We look forward to seeing his development excel here at the New York Red Bulls. A special thank you to TSF Academy for facilitating the opportunity to a such bright young talent.鈥