Player Details

Name

Danny Leyva

Height

5' 10"

Weight

143 lbs

Date of Birth

5.5.2003 (18)

Birthplace

Las Vegas, NV, NV USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

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 April 9, 2019.

Leyva is a central midfielder who can play any three of the central midfield positions and leave his mark on the game. After impressing the Sounders coaches in the 2019 preseason, he became the youngest signing in Sounders' history.

INTERNATIONAL: Leyva has represented the United States at the U-15 and U-16 levels. On several occasions, the midfielder captained the U-16s for a series of friendlies. The Las Vegas native scored a goal from a corner kick in a 1-0 win over Italy in the 2018 Torneo Delle Nazioni, where he played in matches against Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and Japan as the U.S. finished in third place. Leyva was recently named to the final U.S. U-17 roster ahead of the 2019 Concacaf Championship, which serves as the qualifying event for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The midfielder was one of two players born in 2003 to be included at the camp.

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