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Carlos Vela is one of the top figures in Major League Soccer in the United States, but the Aztec forward will not be the only one in his family to play in the North American country, because now, his nephew, Christo Vela will also play in that place, although in the lower leagues.
Is about MLS Next Pro, the third division of American football, with Austin FC II. The player who works as a midfielder, and who is 18 years old, He is the son of Alejandro Vela, a former soccer player and now manager of the Cancún FC of the Expansion League.
In fact, it was from that place where Vela left to land on loan to the Texan MLS team Next Proa team that represents a great opportunity for the Mexican midfielder.
“Coming to Austin FC II is a great opportunity and I am excited to be able to help the team in any way possible, so We will work together to achieve the objectives set for this season”, reports the Austin FC II declared by Christo Vela.
What is MLS Next Pro?
MLS Next Pro is considered the third division of Major League Soccer in the United States, and many first team tournament has its subsidiaries registered in the competition that was founded in 2021 with the aim of giving young American soccer players a competitive touch.
Christo Vela’s career in Mexico
Carlos Vela’s nephew, Christo, He had a brief stint in the basic forces of Necaxa and Chivas de Guadalajara to then reach Cancún FC of the Expansion League, team in which he made his debut in the Apertura 2022 with a goal included.
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