HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Tenerife and signed as a Designated Player on Jan. 8, 2019.
Acosta is a player whose ceiling is incredibly high in the central midfield and with a lot of international experience under his belt at just 26 years old. He stepped in to be a vital cog in midfield, making 26 appearances, including 23 starts, with two goals and one assist in his first season with the club.
INTERNATIONAL: Was a part of the 2018 World Cup Qualifying team for Honduras with five appearances as Los Catrachos missed out on a World Cup bid in the intercontinental playoff with Australia. Acosta has amassed 43 caps for Honduran National Team since his first call-up in 2013.
OUTSIDE MLS: Acosta started his professional career with Honduran first division team, Real España in 2013. He appeared in 129 matches in four seasons, scoring 19 goals. He was part of the team that won the 2013 Apertura that qualified them for the 2014-2015 Concacaf Champions League, where he appeared in four games. In 2017, Acosta signed with Spanish second-division team Tenerife and appeared in 47 games in two seasons, tallying five goals and six assists in 3,437 minutes. Acosta has also appeared in the Copa del Rey competition with Tenerife for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons, scoring one goal in four matches overall.