HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on November 8, 2019.
Rivera is a young midfielder who has succeeded in the Revs academy and will look to grow as a professional in 2020.
ACADEMY: Rivera, who has also gone by the nickname “Tico”, joined the Revolution Academy ahead of the 2016-17 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season. He has since made a combined 90 appearances, including 67 starts, and scored 41 goals across the U-14, U-16, U-17, and U-19 levels. In the current 2019-20 campaign, Rivera is pacing the U-19 side with a team-high eight goals in only eight appearances, highlighted by a four-goal outing at D.C. United on Oct. 19.