Vazquez, Mexico to Face AZ Alkmaar, Czech Republic and Holland


Vazquez, Mexico to Face AZ Alkmaar, Czech Republic and Holland
SANDY, Utah (Monday, November 11, 2019) – Real Salt Lake FW Julian Vazquez has been named to the Mexico U-18 National Team for its matches in the Netherlands against AZ Alkmaar, Czech Republic and Holland.

Vazquez and the Mexico side will face Dutch side AZ Alkmaar on November 14 and the Czech Republic on November 16 before finishing its stint in Europe against Holland on November 19.

Vazquez, 18, featured in 11 matches for Real Monarchs SLC this season, making four starts and scoring one goal and adding one assist. Prior to a standout career in the RSL Academy, Vazquez featured for local powerhouse La Roca Futbol Club and played for Ridgeline High School in Millville, Utah.

Vazquez became RSL’s 16th Homegrown signing last October, joining RSL’s current list of 12 Homegrown members on the roster, along with FW Jordan Allen, MF Luis Arriaga, FW Corey Baird, DF Justen Glad, DF Aaron Herrera, DF Erik Holt, DF Brooks Lennon, GK David Ochoa, FW Sebastian Saucedo, FW Tate Schmitt and DF Donny Toia.  Other former Homegrown signings include Nico Muniz, Lalo Fernandez, Benji Lopez, Phanuel Kavita, Fito Ovalle, Carlos Salcedo and Ricardo Velazco.