FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution II has signed defender Victor Souza to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract ahead of the 2023 season.
Souza, 21, joins New England’s second team after being selected 39th overall in the 2023 MLS SuperDraft last December, following his four-year career at nearby Boston College, where he made 48 starts and logged nearly 4,400 minutes played. The Ozone Park, N.Y. native played every minute for the Eagles in 2019, earning ACC All-Freshman honors. The central defender was named to the All-ACC Third Team in each of his last two collegiate seasons, earning an invitation to the 2023 MLS College Showcase last December.
With the addition of Souza, the Revolution II roster stands at 15 professional players entering the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season. Revolution II has returned to the Socios.com Training Center in Foxborough to continue preseason training. The complete schedule for the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro season will be available soon. For all Revolution II news and updates throughout preseason, visit revolutionsoccer.net/revolutionii.
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TRANSACTIONS: New England Revolution II signed defender Victor Souza to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract on February 22, 2023.
SOUZA AT A GLANCE:
- Selected by New England 39th overall in the second round of the 2023 MLS SuperDraft.
- Finished collegiate career at Boston College with 48 appearances, all starts, and nearly 4,400 minutes played.
- Earned two selections to the All-ACC Third Team as well as ACC All-Freshman Team honors in 2019.
- Finished freshman season in 2019 as one of two players on the roster to play every minute during the season.
Hometown: Ozone Park, N.Y.
Date of Birth: 04/06/2001 (Ozone Park, N.Y.)
Nationality: United States
How Acquired: Signed to an MLS NEXT Pro professional contract on February 22, 2023 after being selected 39th overall in 2023 MLS SuperDraft.