Adidas (Adidas) launched the 2021 MLS SuperDraft is in progress, the expansion department Austin (Austin FC) by selecting the Adidas generation and Virginia Tech midfielder Daniel Pereira (Daniel Pereira), in a way of ranking first overall The proceedings on Thursday began.
Clemson’s midfielder Philip Mayaka (Philip Mayaka) was selected as the top qualified player of SuperDraft, which caused some disgust. But Pereira himself is an intriguing high-post prospect player. He has established his offensive skills during the Hokies career and has some dynamic characteristics in the offense.
In two seasons at Virginia Tech, Pereira scored 6 goals and 6 assists in 26 games. He helped Virginia Tech to complete the college football season in the fall of 2020, ranking 4th in the United Football Coaches poll with a record of 3-1
Cincinnati Football Club followed Austin, choosing Wake Forest forward Calvin Harris (Calvin Harris), ranked second, and Mayaka was subsequently ranked third by the Colorado Rapids. When DC United succeeded Kimarni Smith, another Clemson product ranked fourth.
DC entered the top five, won the next draft pick in a trade with Atlanta United, and selected Wake Forest guard Michael DeShields.
Austin continues to build
Austin Football Club has passed the offseason, bringing together MLS-proven players and promising international players. Now, some young people have entered the club through Thursday’s selection. As a result of the deal with CF Montreal, sports director Claudio Reyna and his staff also won the 11th pick, and they traded on Washington University guard Freddy Kleeman. They ended it with the No. 21 pick, and they acquired Duke left back Aedan Stanley from the Riots.
Time will tell the performance of the first round of this season, but this is a historic day for Austin, as their highly anticipated expansion season is getting closer. Of course, Pereira also ranked first.
The rapids are eye-catching
Initially, Colorado did not enter the top five, but rose to third place in pre-draft deals with Houston Dynamo Football Club and Manaca. Clemson’s product is the semi-finalist of the 2019 MAC Herman Trophy and is the second team in the United States. His college coach Mike Noonan called him “the most supportive coach I have coached since entering Clemson. MLS players”.
The Rapids will hope to do this, and Mayaka is indeed ready to immediately participate in the one-minute game. He is ranked 6th, although he can hold several different positions.
For the latest choices, check out Draft Tracker at MLSsoccer.com.