Kellyn Acosta

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Kellyn Acosta
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Personal information
Full name Kellyn Acosta
Date of birth (1995-07-24) July 24, 1995 (age 19)
Place of birth Plano, Texas, United States
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Dallas
Number 23
Youth career
2009–2013 FC Dallas
2010–2011 IMG Soccer Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– FC Dallas 28 (0)
National team
2010–2011 United States U17 18 (0)
2012 United States U18 3 (0)
2013– United States U20 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 29, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 19, 2014

Kellyn Acosta (born July 24, 1995) is an American soccer player who currently plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.


Acosta played for the FC Dallas academy prior to becoming a homegrown signing in July 2012 (although he was not eligible for selection until the 2013 season).[1] He did make three MLS Reserve League appearances. He was named U.S. Soccer Development Academy Central Conference Player of the Year in 2011-12.[2]

He made his first-team debut in a 3-0 loss at Seattle in August 2013.[3]


After having played in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Acosta became the youngest member of the US squad for the US squad at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[4]

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