Player Details

Name

Franuel Amaya

Height

5' 4"

Weight

139 lbs

Date of Birth

9.26.2000 (21)

Birthplace

Santa Ana, CA USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

Generation adidas
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS goal – vs. Atlanta, 7/16/2020 in 76th minute (with FC Cincinnati)

• First MLS assist – vs. New England, 5/22/2021 on a Andres Reyes goal in the 9th minute.

• First MLS game – vs. Philadelphia, 3/30/2019 (with FC Cincinnati)

• First MLS start – vs. San Jose, 5/4/2019 (with FC Cincinnati)

2022 (New York): Started in all five matches he has played in...totaling 431 minutes played...tallied three assists...recorded the game-winning assist on Omir Fernandez's goal against San Jose Earthquakes...set a new career-high in assists after recording one against San Jose and a multi-assist game against Toronto FC (Mar. 5)...ranks first in MLS in tackles won with 14.

2021 (New York): Started 10 of his 22 appearances this season with 839 minutes played… set a new career-high in games played (22)... recorded his first goal for the club on May 8 in a 2-0 win over Toronto FC… tallied his first professional assist against New England on May 22.

2020 (FC Cincinnati): Made 21 appearances and starts with 1,737 minutes played…scored his first professional goal in the MLS is Back tournament against Atlanta United on July 16.

2019 (FC Cincinnati): Started 15 of his 19 appearances, where he had 1,241 minutes played…made his first MLS appearance on March 30 coming off the bench against Philadelphia Union…earned his first MLS start against San Jose Earthquakes on May 4 playing 67 minutes.

COLLEGE

Started 10 of his 14 appearances at UCLA… Amaya earned First-Team All- PAC 12, Second Team All-Far West Region and Fresh All-American honors in his lone collegiate season in 2018… scored two goals and tallied two assists… became the first UCLA freshman to earn All- PAC 12 status since 2015… signed a Generation adidas on Jan. 4, 2019… was selected No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by FC Cincinnati.

INTERNATIONAL

Made his United States U-20 Men’s National Team debut on March 21, 2018 against France… selected to United States U-20 team to participate in CONCACAF U-20 Tournament in November 2018…has made 11 appearances for the U-20 National Team.

ACQUIRED

Acquired Frankie Amaya from FC Cincinnati on April 20, 2021. Signed to a three-year contract beginning in 2022.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10