HERIMMAN, UTAH (Wednesday, January 13, 2021) – Real Monarchs have signed Colombian midfielder Brayan Gomez from CDC Atletico Nacional ahead of the 2021 season. The signing is pending league and federation approval, as well as the approval of a P-1 visa. The terms of the signing have not been disclosed.
Gomez, 20, arrives in Utah from CDC Atletico Nacional in Medellin, Colombia, where he competed with the club’s U-20 side.
“Brayan is an exciting, young attacking player who joins the Monarchs after experience and success at the youth national team level. We look forward to seeing Brayan further his development under the guidance of our coaching staff,” Real Salt Lake Assistant General Manager Tony Beltran said.
At the international level, Gomez was part of Colombia’s 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup squad, appearing in all three group stage matches. In the 2017 U-17 South American Championships, he logged two assists in five appearances to help Colombia to a fourth-place finish.
Name: Brayan Gomez
Pronunciation: Brian Gomez
Real Monarchs current roster as of 1/13/20
Goalkeepers: Jimmy Slayton
Defenders: Kyle Adams, James Moberg, Kevin Saucedo
Midfielders: Sam Brown, Brayan Gomez, Josimar Quintero
Forwards: Max Mata