United Soccer League

There’s a lot going on in the American soccer world. That’s why, here at Backheeled, we’d like to make it easier for you to keep up with the most interesting and important things. Welcome to this Monday’s edition of the Weekend Recap, where we take you through one key weekend storyline from MLS, the NWSL, and the USL.

Diego Luna, an 18-year-old dual national eligible to represent both the United States and Mexico, has experience at FC Barcelona’s residency academy in Arizona and is a key part of the U.S.’s U-20 national team. He was named to the USL’s All-League Second Team in 2021 and was a finalist for the Young Player of the Year award, losing out to the aforementioned Gomez. What makes Luna special?