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Chivas USA lands scoring star Calvert
July 7th, 2013 6:36PM
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[HOMEGROWN WATCH] Chivas USA signed Caleb Calvert, the leading scorer in the 2013-14 Development Academy's under-15/16 age group, making the 16-year-old forward the youngest player to sign as a homegrown player with the MLS club.

Calvert, whose is known to his teammates as "Rooney," led the nation with 22 goals. He has been a part of Chivas USA’s Youth Academy for over two years. He joined the Chivas USA reserve team for its Reserve League against the Seattle Sounders and scored in the 2-1 win.

Marco Delgado, who is now starting for the Goats, was two months older when he signed with Chivas USA last year.
 
”Caleb Calvert is a very talented player whose development in the Academy we’ve been following for a long time,” said Chivas USA director of soccer Francisco Palencia. “He’s a player with very good movement in the entire field and a great finisher inside the box.  I believe he has in him all the requirements we need in a forward at Chivas USA."


5 comments
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: July 7, 2013 at 9:24 p.m.
    How much will he make ??
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: July 7, 2013 at 10:48 p.m.
    Ric, Minimum is $40,000 isnt it ?? Still not nearly enough for a player like this that surely could have managed maybe even more in a college scholarship, I would think. I wonder whats the catch?? Especially when historically, young players dont really see playing time until 3 years in.
  1. C Remund
    commented on: July 8, 2013 at 1:43 p.m.
    The catch is that Chivas USA will trade him away in less than two seasons. If they are still around two more seasons... I know, I know... Garber says Chivas USA is not going anywhere...
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: July 8, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
    I get why Chivae does it but how do they convince these kids to sign and give up college eligibility? Just a promise? Do they offer to pay for their college in case something goes wrong?
  1. Art Robles
    commented on: July 9, 2013 at 4:26 p.m.
    I didn't know Caleb spoke Spanish

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