LAFC signs goalkeeper Abraham Romero to a one year deal
Announced today, LAFC signs goalkeeper Abraham Romero to a one year deal that includes club options for 2024 and 2025.
The 24-year-old Romero is a Pasadena, California native and spent the previous four seasons in the USL with the Las Vegas Lights and LA Galaxy II, where he played in over 49 games. Romero started his USL Championship career in 2019 and 2020 with LA Galaxy II, where he played in a total of 19 games.
At the age of 8, Romero began playing for Don Sheppard’s LAFC Chelsea in the prestigious CalSouth division. By the age of 13, he enrolled in the LA Galaxy’s youth academy.
The goalkeeper joined CD Pachuca of Liga MX in 2016 as a member of the U-20 team before making the jump to the first team for the Copa MX 2017–18 season and the Apertura and Clausura 2018–19 season. During the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, Romero was available for selection for Mexico.
Prior to the announcement that LAFC signs goalkeeper Abraham Romero, the youngster played and started 21 in games for The Lights in 2022, as well as for Orange County SC in 2021 while making nine appearances.