HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown player on Jun. 17, 2017 to begin on Jan. 1, 2018.
Bello, a 15-year-old defender from Douglasville, Ga., spent this season with Atlanta United U-16s and made 20 appearances with 19 starts. He’s spent the majority of his career on the U.S. Youth National Circuit, currently playing for both the U-16s and U15s. In April, Bello was a part of the U-15 squad that won the prestigious Torneo Delle Nazioni. The U.S. won all four matches he started, including the championship against England.