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. As a 16-year-old was the seventh-youngest player to sign in MLS and he will look to develop as could be poised for a breakout season in 2020 after four goals in limited minutes a year ago.
INTERNATIONAL: Alvarez has spent time with U.S. Soccer Youth National Team and Mexican National Team sides. Most recently, Alvarez had four goals to lead Mexico to the FIFA U-17 final in November. He also scored the lone goal for Mexico’s U-17 team in a win over Argentina and 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.