Julian Araujo

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Julian Araujo
Personal information
Date of birth (2001-08-13) August 13, 2001 (age 17)
Place of birth Lompoc, California, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
LA Galaxy
Number 22
Youth career
Santa Barbara Soccer Club
Barça Residency Academy
2018 LA Galaxy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018 LA Galaxy II 2 (0)
2019– LA Galaxy 3 (0)
National team
2017–2018 United States U18 6 (0)
2018 United States U19 2 (0)
2018– United States U20 2 (0)
2019– United States U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:43, October 8, 2018 (UTC)

Julian Araujo (born August 13, 2001), is an American soccer player who plays as a defender for LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer.

Club career[edit]

Araujo made his professional debut in a 2–2 draw with Seattle Sounders FC 2 on October 4, 2018, coming on as an 88th-minute substitute for Nate Shultz.[1]

Araujo has committed to playing college soccer at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 2018 onward.[2]

On March 1, 2019, LA Galaxy acquired Araujo after trading $50,000 of Targeted Allocation Money to Colorado Rapids to gain the first spot in the Waivers Order.[3]

International career[edit]

Araujo was born in the United States and is of Mexican descent. He is a youth international for the United States.[4] After an injury to Ayo Akinola, Araujo was named to the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad to represent the United States.[5]


  1. ^ https://www.uslsoccer.com/seattlesoundersfc2-lagalaxyii-971743/
  2. ^ lreyna@leecentralcoastnews.com, Lorenzo J. Reyna. "Araujo commits to UCSB, Prendergast lands first offer".
  3. ^ https://www.lagalaxy.com/post/2019/03/01/la-galaxy-sign-defender-julian-araujo
  4. ^ "Un Estados Unidos muy 'mexicano' clasifica al Mundial Sub-20".
  5. ^ https://www.lagalaxy.com/post/2019/05/22/julian-araujo-added-us-roster-2019-fifa-u-20-world-cup

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