Player Details

Name

Bento Luís Estrela

Height

6' 1"

Weight

157 lbs

Date of Birth

2.10.2006 (16)

Birthplace

Bloomfield, NJ USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 31

Player Category

Homegrown
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2022: MLS: Did not appear in a match. USL: Appeared in six matches and started one ... logged 143 total minutes ... made professional debut against Birmingham Legion FC on August 28.

2021: Did not appear in a match.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Became the youngest New York Homegrown signing and the fourth-youngest signing overall in league history at the age of 14 years and 364 days.

• He is the 24th Homegrown Player in franchise history and the 26th academy product to sign with the First Team.

• He is New York’s youngest Homegrown signing by 684 days, edging out Tyler Adams, who signed at 16 years, eight months and 21 days.

INTERNATIONAL

Has participated in camps for both Portugal's U-16 Youth National Team as well as the United States U-17 Youth National Team...made three appearances for Portugal's U-16's in 2022.

RED BULLS ACADEMY

Joined the New York Red Bulls Academy in July of 2019 and has appeared in 22 matches ... scored his first goal for Red Bulls Under-19s at 14 years old against Philadelphia Union II on November 7, 2020 ... most notably assisted on the final goal for the U-14’s in a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur Academy to advance to the knockout rounds of ICC Futures tourney on December 12, 2019 ... helped the U-14s become the only MLS academy team to advance to the Round of 16 in the ICC Futures.

AQUIRED

New York Red Bulls Sign Bento Estrela to a Homegrown contract on February 9, 2021.

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