Player Details


Érik Dueñas




5' 4"


130 lbs

Date of Birth

10.18.2004 (19)


Los Angeles, CA, USA



Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24

Player Category

Career Summary


  • MLS Cup Champion (2022)
  • Supporters' Shield winner (2022)
  • MLS Western Conference Champion (2022, 2023)
  • CONCACAF Champions League runner-up (2023)
  • MLS Cup runner-up (2023)
  • one of the first players in LAFC history to sign a homegrown contract from the LAFC Academy (2020) 
  • youngest player to appear in a game in LAFC history (15 years, 362 days)
  • third-youngest player to ever appear in an MLS match (15 years, 362 days)
  • U-13 CONCACAF Champions League Champion (2018)


  • from El Monte, Calif.
  • second oldest of four siblings, has one older brother and two younger brothers
Scouting Report


2023 (Los Angeles Football Club):

  • career-high 19 regular-season appearances (eight starts); logged 750 minutes.
  • made his first appearance of the 2023 season replacing Denis Bouanga in the final minute of the 3-0 CCL win vs.Alajuelense.
  • Overall made 26 appearances including four Concacaf Champions League matches, two Leagues Cup appearances, and two US Open Cup appearances.

2022 (Las Vegas Lights FC):

  • Made his first appearance on Aug.8, 2022 during the 0-0 draw vs.Phoenix Rising after being sidelined for 12 months due to a knee injury.
  • Overall, made 11 appearances registering 318 minutes played 

2021 (Los Angeles Football Club):

  • Did not feature for LAFC in 2021

2021 (Las Vegas Lights FC):

  • Loaned from LAFC 
  • Made six appearances (three starts) with played 282 minutes played
  • Tore his left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) on 8/7/21 and missed the remainder of the season

2020 (Los Angeles Football Club):

  • Appeared in two games for a total of 34 minutes played 
  • Made MLS and LAFC debut on 10/14/20 at Vancouver with 19 minutes played 
  • At 15 years, 362 days he became the youngest player to appear in a game in LAFC history and the third youngest player to ever appear in an MLS match – behind only Freddy Adu (14 years, 306 days) and Alphonso Davies (15 years, 257 days)


 2016-20 (LAFC Academy):

  • joined the academy as a member of the U12 group during its inception year (2016) at 11 years old
  • represented LAFC in U-14, U-15 and U-16/17 levels
  • tallied five goals in 104 matches across all competitions in four seasons 


  • called up by Mexico’s U-17 National Team for January and February 2021 training alongside fellow LAFC Academy products Tony Leone and Christian Torres