HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on January 13, 2016.
A native of Budapest, Hungary, Salloi moved to the United States in August 2014 as an exchange student. He joined the Sporting Kansas City Academy U-18s for the 2014-15 season and scored a team-high 21 goals in 28 appearances, including three hat-tricks in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. The Kansas City Organization took advantage of his time in America to ink him to a homegrown deal, and they will hope to develop him further over the course of 2016.
OUTSIDE MLS: Prior to his arrival in Kansas City, Salloi played for Hungarian side Ujpest FC in Budapest at the U-16, U-17 and U-21 levels. He earned the club's U-16 and U-17 academy player of the year honors and has trained with both the Hungary U-18 and U-21 Men's National Teams. After a successful spell with the Sporting U-18s, Salloi returned to Hungary last July to sign an amateur contract for Ujpest FC's senior team, a 20-time champion in Hungary's first division. He made his professional debut in the top-tier OTP Bank Liga on July 18, the day before his 19th birthday. He ended his stay at Ujpest FC with seven goals and four assists in 16 matches across all competitions.