HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on August 10, 2016.
The fifth-ever Homegrown signing for the Union, he became the first signee to have graduated from the Academy. He has been with Philadelphia Union Academy since 2013, helping multiple teams to varying degrees of success. Stepped onto the field as a rookie and started every game of the regular season for the Union. He's so good at reading plays, cutting out balls in the passing lanes. Trusty always seems to be in the right spot.
INTERNATIONAL: Trusty has spent the majority of his youth career on the international circuit for various U.S. Boys National Teams. This year, Trusty has been called-up three times to the U.S. U20s. He started all three games for the team that won NTC Invitational Tournament in California in July, defeating Japan 2-1 and keeping clean sheets over Costa Rica and Panama. He was also with the U20s for the 2016 Dallas Cup where they played youth teams from CF Monterrey, Fulham and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, splitting the three decisions, 1-1-1, including a win over Hoffenheim. Most recently, he competed in the 2016 COTIF Tournament, held in Spain with 10 youth international teams. There, the U.S. also split four decisions, going 2-2-0. In February, Trusty was with the U19s for the Copa de Athletico Tournament in the Canary Islands, competing against Spain, France and the hosts. Finally, he was also a member of the U.S. U17s for the 2015 FIFA World Cup and could have the opportunity to continue with the U20s at the 2017 FIFA World Cup, held next year in South Korea.