Red Bulls Academy has signed Ryan Pignataro from FC Westchester. Welcome, Ryan! Learn more about the new midfielder below.

Get to Know: Ryan Pignataro
Player Name
Ryan Pignataro
Signed For
U13 Academy
Previous Club
FC Westchester
Ryan's Favorites
All or Nothing
Messi and Ronaldinho (can’t pick just one!)
“Don’t be upset with the results you didn’t get with the work you didn’t do.”

Academy Director, FC Westchester: Stephen Carson 

“Along with Brian Valdovinos, we wish Ryan the very best in his soccer journey. Ryan has great close control and quick feet which enables him to get out of pressurized situations. Ryan loves the game and we hope he continues to develop in his new environment at the New York Red Bulls Academy.”

Academy Director, Red Bulls Academy: Sean McCafferty

“We are very pleased to be able to add Ryan to our U13 Academy, he impressed a great deal during his training period with us and we believe he will have a very bright future here at New York Red Bulls Academy. Ryan is tenacious, works extremely hard both in and out of possession and is a player that raises the level in training each and every night and we look forward to watching him impact the Academy games in the months and years to come.”

Academy Scout, Red Bulls Academy: Fouad Kawtari

“Ryan is a player that has the right attributes to be successful at the next level with great footwork's and dribbling abilities. We believe that he will succeed with our team and continue the development pathway that was started in FC Westchester.”

Ryan Pignataro