Player Details

Name

Bento Estrela

Height

5' 12"

Date of Birth

10.2.2006 (15)

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a Homegrown contract on Feb. 9, 2021

Estrela has featured for the Red Bulls U-19 academy squad in 2020 and originally joined the academy in the summer of 2019. The New Jersey native is easily the youngest signing in Red Bulls history, a record previously held by Tyler Adams. At 14 years and 364 days, Estrela is the fourth-youngest signing in league history. 

OUTSIDE MLS: Estrela joined the New York Red Bulls Academy in July 2019 and has appeared in 22 matches. He scored his first goal for Red Bulls Under-19s at 14 years old against Philadelphia Union II on November 7, 2020. The Bloomfield, New Jersey, native 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. Estrela helped the U-14s become the only MLS academy team to advance to the Round of 16 in the ICC Futures.

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