Orlando City SC signed United States U-19 National Team midfielder Favian Loyola to a three-year homegrown contract on Friday with club options for 2026 and 2027.
Loyola, 17, a product of the Orlando City Academy, is the 13th homegrown player in club history and the first to complete his development through Orlando City B in MLS Next Pro.
“Favian is an exciting young talent that we’re happy to have been able to help grow throughout the course of the last few years,” Orlando City general manager Luiz Muzzi said.
In 11 appearances (six starts) for Orlando City B, Loyola scored six goals, He earned MVP honors in the 2022 MLS NEXT All-Star Game.
Loyola has been called up to the U.S. U-19 National Team on multiple occasions, including the Slovenia Nations Cup in September.
–Field Level Media