DC United sign former Toronto FC goalkeeper Alex Bono
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing D.C. United have signed free-agent goalkeeper Alex Bono through the 2024 MLS season with an option for 2025, the club announced Wednesday.
HOW ACQUIRED: Selected 6th overall by Toronto FC in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.
An agile goalkeeper, Bono was rated as the top prospect in his position in the 2015 SuperDraft class, Bono was signed to a Generation adidas contract after three seasons of strong performances as a starter at Syracuse. TFC selected him in the first round of the draft.
INTERNATIONAL: Named to the USMNT roster for January 2015 camp, his first international call-up at any age level. He earned his second call-up in March, 2018 and made his first appearance in a 3-0 win over Bolivia at Talen Energy Stadium on May 28, 2018.
COLLEGE: During his NCAA career, he earned a NSCAA All-America First Team nod and 2014 ACC Defensive Player of the Year award, and set the Syracuse single-season records for goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (12) in 2014.