HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a Homegrown Player contract on January 22, 2014. Re-signed with club on January 17, 2017.
Thompson is regarded as one of the most skilled young players around the league, and is hoping for a breakout season in 2017. Despite 47 appearances and almost 2,000 minutes of MLS action, he has yet to record a goal or assist in MLS play, something that he will hope will change soon.
COLLEGE: Played one year of college soccer with Indiana during their 2013 campaign. Thompson led the Hoosiers to a Big-Ten Tournament title in his freshman season, helping them reach the NCAA Tournament in the process. He was named Big-Ten Freshman of the Year and earned Big-Ten Second-Team All-Conference honors. He made TopDrawerSoccer.com and College Soccer News NCAA Freshman Best XI teams.