Player Details

Name

Dániel Sallói

Height

6' 1"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

7.19.1996 (25)

Birthplace

Siófok, Hungary

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

Homegrown
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on January 13, 2016. Re-signed through 2019 with an options for 2020 and 2021 on Feb. 27, 2018.

PRONUNCIATION: shallow-EE

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 before signing as a Homegrown player in 2016. He scored the game-winner in the U.S. Open Cup final in 2017.

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.

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