HOW ACQUIRED: Signed via free transfer on January 27, 2017.
A pacey and powerful left-footed center back, Callens was named NYCFC’s 2017 Defensive Player of the Year. Playing every single minute of the regular season for Patrick Vieira's team in 2017, he was an invaluable part of the backline that conceded the third fewest goals in the Eastern Conference.
INTERNATIONAL: Callens has made 10 international appearances for Peru.
OUTSIDE MLS: Previous to his 18 months at Numancia where he played 40 times, Alexander represented Real Sociedad B between 2011 and 2015, making 86 league appearances. Callens emerged through the youth ranks at six-time Peruvian champions Sport Boys in his homeland.