NameBento Luís Estrela
Date of Birth2.10.2006 (17)
Roster CategorySupplemental Slots 31
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.
• 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.
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.
New York Red Bulls Sign Bento Estrela to a Homegrown contract on February 9, 2021.