HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted with the 12th overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft (pick acquired from LA Galaxy for 19th pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and $75,000 General Allocation Money)
2019: Luis Barraza was taken as the 12th overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft first round selection and was then signed to his first professional contract with the Club. Barraza is still awaiting his pro debut for NYCFC but is learning every day on the training field alongside Sean Johnson and Brad Stuver.
2018: Luis recently graduated after four years at Marquette University where he claimed the Big East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year award in 2018 and was also named to the First Team All-Big East Conference.
Earlier in his youth career, Barraza was part of the academy setup at Real Salt Lake-Arizona where he won the U-15/U-16 USSDA Championships in 2013, also finishing as a runner-up in 2015.