Every MLS season, several Homegrown Players make the most of their opportunity and see their role vault from the periphery into the limelight.
As the Concacaf Gold Cup break arrives, here are 10 Homegrowns who are growing in influence with each passing game. These youngsters, if you’re not already paying attention, are worth a check-in.
Aaronson, back in 2018, made the decision to bypass an Indiana University commitment and sign with the Philadelphia Union. After an extended spell with their USL Championship side, Bethlehem Steel, the 18-year-old midfielder has become an integral part of Jim Curtin’s Eastern Conference-leading team. Aaronson has made 13 starts and scored on the road at Atlanta United, playing in a variety of roles alongside veterans such as Alejandro Bedoya and Haris Medunjanin.