Kellyn Acosta

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Kellyn Acosta
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Personal information
Full name Kellyn Kai Perry-Acosta[1]
Date of birth (1995-07-24) July 24, 1995 (age 20)
Place of birth Plano, Texas, United States
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
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 46 (2)
National team
2010–2011 United States U17 18 (0)
2012 United States U18 3 (0)
2013– United States U20 14 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 21, 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 7, 2015

Kellyn Kai Perry-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).[2] 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.[3]

He made his first-team debut in a 3-0 loss at Seattle in August 2013.[4]


After having played in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Acosta became the youngest member of the US squad at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[5]

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