Sporting KC acquired the 23-year-old midfielder in April 2014. Munoz featured for three years at UCLA before D.C. United drafted the Spanish midfielder in the second round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.
COLLEGE: As a freshman at Iona College, Munoz was named the conference’s Rookie of the Year with five assists for the Gaels. Munoz then transferred to UCLA and helped the Bruins reach the NCAA College Cup with eight assists in his sophomore season en route to recording three goals and 26 assists during his collegiate career. His eight assists in 2013 led all UCLA players and he earned second team All-Pac 12 recognition as a senior.
YOUTH: Munoz spent eight years in the Real Madrid academy system and was a member of Spain’s under-15, under-16 and under-17 youth national teams. After being recruited to Celta de Vigo’s academy, Munoz moved to the United States in 2010 to pursue a college education.
PERSONAL: Hobbies include scuba-diving ... Has one brother, Diego Munoz Martianez ... Economics and Spanish major with a minor in Italian.