HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on January 5, 2021
Fagundez brings a decade's worth of MLS experience to the expansion club, having scored 53 goals and adding 45 assists in more than 250 career appearances with the New England Revolution, where he was the first Homegrown field player to log 10,000 minutes in MLS and youngest player to record 100 appearances and 25 goals in league history.
INTERNATIONAL: Internationally tied to Uruguay after representing the nation at the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, helping his country earn a berth in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup…Started two games in that competition and made a total of four appearances, helping Uruguay to a third-place finish. Fagundez was first called in by the Uruguay U-20s for a training camp in Montevideo in October 2012, playing in a pair of friendlies Oct. 9 and Oct. 11 during the camp. Played as a member of the US U-14 National Team from 2008-2009.
Personal: His father Washington Fagundez played professionally as a goalkeeper in Uruguay … while a Uruguayan citizen by birth, gained U.S. Permanent Resident status in October 2013.