Gianluca Busio

Gianluca Busio
Gianluca Busio
Gianluca Busio
Midfielder
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Real Name: Gianluca Busio
HT: 5' 7" WT: 135
Pronunciation: jahn-LUKA BOO-see-oh
Age: 18 (05/28/2002)
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina
Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed by Sporting KC as a Homegrown Player on August 25, 2017.

At 15 year and 89 days, Busio became the second-youngest player to ever sign with MLS when he agreed on a Homegrown Deal with Sporting. According to head coach Peter Vermes, Busio "fits our style of play, has great vision on the field and can score goals from several different positions." He could be poised for a breakout season in 2020.

INTERNATIONAL: Was called into U.S. U-17 camp and scored in a 1-1 draw against Brazil in the 2018 International Friendlies tournament in December. Guided the U.S. to a second-place finish at the Concacaf U-15 Championship in Bradenton, Florida, scoring a team-high five goals in five matches. He previously represented the U.S. U-15s in May at the Torneo Delle Nazioni in Italy, where he scored three goals as the Americans were crowned tournament champions.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020Sporting Kansas City191511275336622350
2019Sporting Kansas City221039231271111010
2018Sporting Kansas City7111531811000
2017Sporting Kansas City00000000000
Career Totals-4826523515711834360
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