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 he had one goal and one assist in limited minutes a year ago and could be poised for a breakout season in 2019.
INTERNATIONAL: Was called into U.S. U-17 camp in January. 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.