HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on March 4, 2018.
Alvarez is a very talented and creative young player with a great vision of the game. The 16-year-old was the seventh-youngest player to sign in MLS and he will look to develop as a professional in the attacking midfield in 2019 after scoring 12 goals in 18 appearances for LA Galaxy II in the USL a year ago.
INTERNATIONAL: Alvarez has spent time with U.S. Soccer Youth National Team and Mexican National Team sides. Most recently, Alvarez was scored the lone goal for Mexico’s U-17 team in a win over Argentina. He featured for the Mexico U-15s at the Rimini Cup in Germany in 2017.
ACADEMY: Alvarez also had a big 2017 with the LA Galaxy Academy, leading the U-17/18s to the USSDA Championships, scoring in the team’s quarterfinal, semifinal and championship matches.