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Real Salt Lake Loans Homegrown Midfielder Julio Benitez To Forward Madison In USL League One


HERRIMAN, Utah (Tuesday, February 14, 2022) – Real Salt Lake has announced the season-long loan of Homegrown midfielder **Julio Benitez** to Forward Madison in USL League One.

Benitez, 17, first signed with the Club as a member of Real Monarchs in 2021 from the Real Salt Lake Academy. He made his professional debut for the Monarchs on June 23, 2021 in a 1-1 draw against Tacoma Defiance. At the completion of the 2021 season, Benitez signed with Real Salt Lake as the Club’s 29th all-time Homegrown Player. Benitez has played 15 games in total for Real Monarchs and has yet to make his Real Salt Lake debut.

Utah’s Major League Soccer side is currently amidst preseason preparations in Utah and Arizona in advance of the Club’s 19th regular-season kickoff on the weekend of Saturday, February 25 at Vancouver to kick off the 28th MLS campaign.

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