Kellyn Acosta

Kellyn Acosta
Kellyn Acosta
Kellyn Acosta
FC Dallas
Defender/Midfielder
23
Real Name: Kellyn Acosta
HT: 5' 10" WT: 150
Homegrown Player
Age: 20 (07/25/1995)
Birthplace: Plano, TX

HOW ACQUIRED: Acosta signed a Homegrown contract with FC Dallas on July 12, 2012.

One of the prized products of FC Dallas' prolific academy, Acosta logged three full seasons as a professional before his 21st birthday as a promising talent took flight under the tutelage of coach Oscar Pareja. A longtime US youth international, the Homegrown is a rangy, two-footed player versatile enough to play multiple spots in central midfield or either fullback position. Acosta worked his way into the Texas club's lineup at right back in 2014 before assuming a deep midfield role the following year, helping power FCD's run to the top of the Western Conference regular-season standings and the conference championship round of the playoffs, earning a US national team callup in the process.

INTERNATIONAL: The youngest member of the US squad at the 2013 U-20 World Cup, Acosta also took part in the 2015 U-20 cycle and took part in US Soccer's Bradenton Residency. He was called into Jurgen Klinsmann's 2016 January camp and earned his first senior cap in a friendly vs. Iceland on January 30.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2016FC Dallas9504771629010
2015FC Dallas211931606229824041
2014FC Dallas159084317013020
2013FC Dallas13110100406012020
Career Totals-5844339304481058091
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