FC Dallas to announce their four-year extension for Jesús Ferreira
FC Dallas to announce their four-year extension for Jesús FerreiraFC Dallas announced on Tuesday that Jesús Ferreira has been signed a new, four-year contract with this club. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed following to the team policy.
Team president Dan Hunt said in a statement that Jesus had been a part of the FC Dallas family his entire life. He stated they had seen his growth as a player and were looking forward to the impact that he could contribute to this club in the following few seasons.
18-year-old Ferreira underwent a standout year with FC Dallas this season. He scored 8 goals and recorded 6 assists in 33 MLS appearances. On Nov. 17, 2016, he signed with FC Dallas at 15 years and 329 days old, which makes him to be the third youngest player in club history, just behind Bryan Reynolds and Dante Sealy.
He has earned 3 call-ups to the United States National Team, as well as joined the U-20s and U-23s this season, but still has yet to make an appearance.
The 18-year-old player still holds dual eligibility for both the U.S. and Colombian federations.