MLS Re-Entry Draft - Stage One: Sofiane Djeffal headlines three selected
Three players were selected in Stage One of the 2022 Re-Entry Draft on Thursday, as the offseason continues to roll on.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a Homegrown contract on Feb. 1, 2021 after LAFC acquired Homegrown rights from the Philadelphia Union on January 21 for $50,000 General Allocation Money.
Although just 20 years old, Romero already has vast experience at the youth, collegiate and international levels. The Salvadoran youth international, who also has United States citizenship, will look to continue to develop professionally in 2021.
INTERNATIONAL: Romero was called up by El Salvador for their U-23 training camp set to take place from February 1-10 in San Salvador. Romero has also earned call-ups at the 2017 Bolivarian Games and Concacaf U-17 Championship.
OUTSIDE MLS: From 2017-19, Romero appeared in 17 games (16 starts) for Bethlehem Steel of the USL Championship. The 6-foot-1 goalkeeper also saw action in 36 matches for the Union Academy’s U-15/16, U-17/18 and U-18/19 teams.
COLLEGE: In his only season at Georgetown University, Romero led the Hoyas to the 2019 Division I National Championship, posting a 9-0-3 record and registering seven shutouts and 30 saves as a freshman.