Revolution’s Diego Fagundez called into Uruguay Under-20 camp

Revs’ 19-year-old midfielder will travel to Peru next week for friendlies

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution midfielder Diego Fagundez has been called into the Uruguay Under-20 team by head coach Fabian Coito.

Fagundez will travel to Lima, Peru, on Sunday, August 3, for a pair of friendlies against Peru on Monday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 6. He is expected to re-join the Revs on Friday, August 8.

This is the second time Fagundez has been called in by the Uruguay Under-20 team. He also spent a week in camp with the U20s in October 2012.

Fagundez, 19, was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and moved to the U.S. when he was a young child and is a U.S. permanent resident. He is in his fourth professional season with the Revolution, having signed as a Homegrown player in November 2010. Fagundez has made 78 appearances in New England, scoring 21 goals and adding 13 assists.