Player Details

Name

Adam Saldaña

Height

5' 7"

Weight

146 lbs

Date of Birth

2.7.2002 (19)

Birthplace

, CA USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24

Player Category

Homegrown
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a Homegrown contract on Jan. 19, 2021

The midfielder is just the latest to work his way up through the fertile Galaxy development pyramid to sign with the first team. After significant improvement with Los Dos and the club's academy before that, the 18-year-old will look to continue to develop as a professional. 

OUTSIDE MLS: Saldana featured in the USL Championship last year for LA Galaxy II, making 16 starts – all starts – across various midfield positions, helping lead them to a second place finish in Group B to clinch a berth in the USL Championship Playoffs for the second-straight season. He originally signed a professional contract with LA Galaxy II in 2019 following several standout seasons with the LA Galaxy academy. In all, Saldaña has made 26 appearances for Los Dos. During his time with the academy, he helped led the team to the 2018-19 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs. Saldaña also took part in the 2019 Generation adidas Cup with the LA Galaxy Academy U-17 squad, where the team reached the quarterfinals.

INTERNATIONAL: Saldana has regularly featured for the US U-17 squad. Most recently, he made three appearances in the U-17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. In all, he has made 26 appearances for the U.S. U-17 squad across various competitions. 

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