Californian Jonathan Gonzalez, age 18, named to Liga MX Best XI

Jonathan Gonzalez was named by Mexican newspaper Record to its Liga MX Best IX team for the Apertura 2017 season, during which the 18-year-old central midfielder helped Monterrey to a runner-up finish and the regular-season title.


Gonzalez who hails from Santa Rosa, California, joined Monterrey's academy program at age 14 from Atletico Santa Rosa via Alianza de Futbol. He was part of the USA's squad in qualifying play for the 2017 U-20 World Cup.

4 comments about "Californian Jonathan Gonzalez, age 18, named to Liga MX Best XI".
  1. John Soares, December 13, 2017 at 9:01 p.m.

    A terrific accomplishment for any player in Mexico...Much more so, for a " 18 "  year old American!!!

  2. Bob Ashpole, December 13, 2017 at 9:46 p.m.

    Very impressive. 

  3. Ben Myers, December 13, 2017 at 10:20 p.m.

    Sign him up for the USMNT!  Quick, before Mexico does!

  4. Wooden Ships replied, December 14, 2017 at 2:29 a.m.

    Salsa with the ball, come on USMNT, pull you’re head out. Dance!

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