MLS 36: Fagundez

NBC Sports Network to debut a 30-minute all-access look into Revs’ 18-year-old phenom’s life

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution’s 18-year-old phenom, Diego Fagundez, is the subject of the latest “MLS 36” episode, which premieres on the NBC Sports Network on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. ET.

Presented by NBC Sports, “MLS 36” gives fans new insight into the life and preparations of an MLS player in the 36 hours before a game. Fagundez was spotlighted on July 5 and July 6, with his preparations leading up to the Revolution’s 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Gillette Stadium.

From being woken up at his parents’ house in Leominster, Mass, on Friday morning, July 5, to the postgame fireworks celebration at Gillette Stadium following Saturday night’s win, the “MLS 36” cameras followed Fagundez as he and his family got ready for the San Jose match.

“MLS 36 | Diego Fagundez” is the eighth episode in the “MLS 36” franchise, which began in 2012. Prior players who have been featured include 2012 Golden Boot winner Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Fredy Montero (formerly of Seattle Sounders FC), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy) and Matt Besler/Aurelien Collin (Sporting Kansas City).

After “MLS 36 | Diego Fagundez” premieres on Saturday, fans will have the chance to watch the show in its entirety on mlssoccer.com and revolutionsoccer.net. Fans can check their local TV listings for additional re-air times on NBC Sports Network.