Player Details

Name

Damian Las

Pronunciation

LAH-s

Height

6' 0"

Weight

161 lbs

Date of Birth

4.11.2002 (21)

Birthplace

Des Plaines, IL, USA

Position

Goalkeeper

Position Detail

Goalkeeper

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown

Player Status

Loaned Out
Career Summary

Las joined Austin FC in January 2022 on a transfer from Fulham FC, and went on to backstop Austin FC II to the MLS NEXT Pro title in the team's inaugural season in 2023, picking up numerous accolades along the way. Las recorded a league-record 12 clean sheets and posted the league's best save percentage (76.8 percent) on his way to being named 2023 MLS NEXT Pro Goalkeeper of the Year. He also participated in Goalie Wars at the 2023 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge pres. by AT&T 5G in Washington, D.C. on July 18.

Before arriving in Austin, the young goalkeeper joined Fulham in September 2019 and initially competed with the English club’s U18 side before appearing for its U23 side in the Premier League 2.

Las spent the 2021 season on loan with North Carolina FC of USL League One, where he made two (2) starts. As a United States youth international, Las represented the U.S. at both the U17 and U15 levels. The Des Plaines, Illinois native recorded three (3) shoutouts in five (5) matches at the 2019 Concacaf U17 Championship, helping the U.S. qualify for the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup at which he started one (1) match.