Player Details

Name

Keaton Parks

Height

6' 3"

Weight

179 lbs

Date of Birth

8.6.1997 (23)

Birthplace

Plano, TX, TX USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: On loan from S.L. Benfica on Jan 19, 2019. Permanently acquired from Benfica and signed to a multi-year contract on January 8, 2020.

Parks is a young central midfielder who can play as a No. 6 or No. 8. He is a formidable presence in midfield, but has the good touch necessary to be a success.

OUTSIDE MLS: Originally from Plano, Texas, Parks joined Varzim SC in Portugal in 2015 when he turned 18 and then signed for Benfica in 2017.  He tallied seven goals and seven assists in his 40+ appearances for Benfica B in the Portuguese second division, and arrived in New York after making six appearances for Benfica's first team.

INTERNATIONAL: The Texas native made his US national team debut in May of 2018, entering as a substitute in a 3-0 victory against Boliva at Philadelphia’s Talen Energy Stadium.

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