Joe Franco (soccer)

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Joe Franco
Personal information
Full name Joseph Franco
Date of birth (1990-01-26) January 26, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Monrovia, California, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
LA Galaxy II
Number 66
Youth career
2008–2012 Cal State Northridge Matadors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Los Angeles Misioneros 15 (0)
2014– LA Galaxy II 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 15, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joseph "Joe" Franco (born January 26, 1990) is an American soccer player who currently plays for LA Galaxy II in the USL Pro.


Franco spent all five years of his collegiate career at Cal State Northridge and also spent the 2012 season with USL Premier Development League club LA Misioneros.[1]

On January 22, 2013 Franco was drafted by Chivas USA in the second round (21st overall) of the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft.[2] However, he wasn't signed by the club.

Franco signed his first professional contract with USL Pro club LA Galaxy II.[3]


  1. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Retrieved 2014-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Joe Franco Drafted By Chivas USA in MLS Supplemental Draft - Cal State Northridge Matadors". 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2014-05-16. 
  3. ^ French, Scott (2014-03-23). "Walker Leads Galaxy II to Victory in USL Pro Debut". Soccerly. Retrieved 2014-05-16.