This is the complete list of every player on the FC Dallas and North Texas Soccer Club rosters as well as every name connected or linked to the two teams.
Side Note: Origin of the “Roster Dance” name – The Hamster Dance.
FC Dallas Roster Dance 2022
MLS rosters hold up to 30 players. Players 1 to 20 are on the Senior Roster and have to fit in the salary cap. MLS teams may carry as few as 18 players on this senior roster if they wish.
18 to 20 players.
|1||Jesus Ferreira||DP 1, HG||F/M. US Int. New deal, just under $2 mil a year thru ’25 with an option for ’26.|
|2||Matt Hedges||GOAT CB. Under contract in ’22 with 2 options to 2024.|
|3||Marco Farfan||Mostly LB, a little CB. Acquired from LAFC for Ryan Hollingshead. $190k salary with LAFC. US U23.|
|4||Franco Jara||DP 2, Int 1||Argentine F. My sources say under contract through ’22 (confirmed here that FCD has a ’23 option).|
|5||José Antonio Martínez||Int 2||27, Spanish, left CB. Contract through 2023 with club options for the ’24 & ’25.|
|6||Jimmy Maurer||GK. Contract extended through 2023 with an option for ’24. Got the raise|
|7||Jáder Obrian||Int 3||Colombian right wing. Contract through ’23, club options ’24 & ’25.|
|8||Paxton Pomykal||HG||Wing, 10, 8. Under contract through 2023 with 2024 option.|
|9||Facundo Quignon||Int 4||Holding mid from Club Atlético Lanús. Under contract through 2023.|
|10||Brandon Servania||CM, USMNT pool. New 3-year deal.|
|11||Nkosi Tafari||CB. Signed a new 3-year contract with options for ’25 & ’26.|
|12||Ema Twumasi||Green Card||M/F. New contract thru ’24 options for ’25 & ’26.|
|13||Nanu||Int 6||Guinea-Bissau RB. 27 yo. 1-year loan with a buy option.|
|14||Maarten Paes||Int 7||23 yo GK from FC Utrecht. Purchased, contract through ’25 with ’26 and ’27 options.|
|15||Paul Arriola||Acquired for $2 mil GAM. US, RW. 26 yo. New FCD deal through ’25 w/ ’26 option.|
|16||Alan Velasco||Young DP. |
|LW Arg, 19 yo from Independiente. 4-year deal with ’26 option.|
|17||Joshué Quiñónez||Int 10||On loan from Barcelona with buy option. 15 starts and the buy is mandatory. 20 yo CB can play left side. Going to be U22 Initiative.|
|18||Sebastian Lletget||According to a report, FCD acquired him for $600k AM.|
Off-Budget Roster (10 players) – No salary cap hit.
The OBR can include HGs with salaries up to $125k more than the Supplemental spots.
Supplemental – roster spots 21 to 24
$81,375 salary minimum in 2021. Includes Generation adidas. No age restriction.
|21||Edwin Cerrillo||HG||Holding mid. |
|22||Lucas Bartlett||CB from St John’s. 25yo in July. 6th pick. 1-year contract with 3 options thru ’25.|
|23||Isaiah Parker||GA||Saint Louis, LW/LB. 3rd pick.|
Reserve – roster spots 25 to 28
$63,547 minimum salary in 2021, age 24 and under only. No Generation adidas.
|25||Kalil ElMedkhar||HG||Left wing. US/Syria. Contract for ’22 w/ options for ’23, ’24, and ’25 seasons.|
|26||Bernard Kamungo||Wing or 9. US Citizen. Signed through 2025 with options for ’26 and ’27.|
|27||Tsiki Ntsabeleng||Int 9||South African 8 from Oregon State, via Coastal Carolina. 28th overall pick. Signed 1 year deal with 3 options through 2025.|
|28||Thomas Roberts||HG||FCD contract was extended through ’22 with ’23 option.|
Homegrown Reserves – roster spots 29 and 30
Same as Reserve Roster but homegrown only.
|29||Eddie Munjoma||HG||RB/LB. ’22 option picked up.|
Club options through ’25.
|30||Beni Redžić||HG||LW. Contract through ’22 w/ options for ’23, ’24, & ’25. USYNT B&H U18. Bosnian passport.|
FC Dallas Outbound Loans
Players who are under contract to FCD but are on loan. The club gets roster relief but not salary cap relief.
|1||Antonio Carrera||North Texas SC||On loan to North Texas “for the season” but can be recalled. 17 yo. 3-year deal, options for ’25 and ’26.|
|2||Justin Che||TSG Hoffenheim||18-month loan with an option to buy. CB/RB. Under contract with FCD through ’25 w/ ’26 option.|
|3||Dante Sealy||PSV Eindhoven||US F/W. Contract extended ’24 w/ options for ’25 & ’26.|
|4||Collin Smith||North Texas SC||The 32nd FC Dallas Homegrown should stay on loan to North Texas SC for 2022. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 & ’25 options.|
|5||Nicky Hernandez||San Antonio FC||Season-long loan to SAFC with right of recall. Contract for ’22 w/ 3 options through 2025.|
North Texas SC Roster Dance 2022
New for 2022, MLS Next Pro roster rules give North Texas a roster of up to 35 total players: 24 pro and 11 amateurs.
Pro Roster Players
Up to 24 players under pro contract.
|1||Hope Kodzo Avayevu||Creative midfielder or wing. Contract through ’23 w/ options ’24 and ’25.|
|2||Blaine Ferri||Former US Youth Int. Central mid. ’22 option picked up.|
|3||Bernard Kamungo||Former open trialist from Abilene High School, originally from Tanzania. Signed with FCD but still comes down to play.|
|4||Andre Costa||Andre Luiz Queiroz Costa. Signed 1-year contract for ’22 with an option for ’23.|
|5||Carl Sainté||2022 loan from New Mexico United, buy option. Haitian 6.|
|6||Collin Smith||The 32nd FC Dallas Homegrown should stay on loan to North Texas SC for 2022. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 & ’25 options.|
|7||Antonio Carrera||3rd keeper. 17 yo. 3-year deal, options for ’25 and ’26. On loan from FC Dallas.|
|8||Paul Amedume||CB. 18 years old, on loan for 2022 from Pacific FC.|
|9||Chase Niece||66th overall pick. CB from Saint Louis. 6’2″ One-year contract with ’23 option.|
|10||Pablo Torre||Striker, 2004, from Mcallen, Texas. 2-year deal with ’24 option.|
|11||Blake Pope||Right mid/wing from Charlotte Independence. Former FCD Academy player. 1-year deal with ’23 option.|
|12||Felipe Carneiro||1-year deal with 2023 option. Sao Paulo’s U-20 GK.|
|13||José Mulato||Loan from Deportivo Cali for 2022. Bayern Munich is somehow involved as well. Forward. May have been purchased.|
|14||Tomás Lacerda||A linking mid or 6, on a 1-season loan from FC Alverca.|
|15||Alejandro “Chile” Araneda||6’3″ former mid from Cal United being converted to CB. 1-year deal with ’23 option. From MAGIA Futbol Academy came in as a trialist.|
|16||Luis Miguel||Luis Miguel Cardoso Santos. LW, on a 1-season loan from FC Alverca.|
Non-Academy players who played for NTX without a paid contract.
|1||Seth Wilson||Former FCD U19 keeper. 2002. Was on NTX roster but now plays for Akron.|
Amateur Roster Players for North Texas SC
With the new MLS Next rules, there can be up to 11 amateur players at any one time, including Academy. There is a roster freeze date (TBA) so these players could, in theory, be changed/rotated up until that freeze.
These players have actually appeared in an MLS Next Pro game or are listed on the North Texas SC official roster.
|1||Santiago Ferreira||Midfielder. Jesus’ brother. 2004. FCD camp invite in spring.|
|2||Tarik Scott||Winger/striker. 2005.|
|3||Kris Kelley||Winger, 2006.|
|4||Nolan Norris||2005. LB or 6.|
|5||Will Baker||2004, LCB.|
|6||Jared Aguilar||2005, DM.|
|7||Ale Urzua||2006, CM. FCD training invitee.|
|8||Michael Morales||2004. F/M. Likely off to college as of this summer.|
|9||Malachi Molina||2006, wing/back. FCD training invitee.|
|10||Dylan Lacy||2005, CM|
|11||Mason Grimm||2005, CB|
|12||Elliot Finley||ECNL GK. Heading to Oral Roberts|
|13||Fabian Enriquez||AKA “Chooks” GK. 2006.|
Potential Academy Player We Might Yet See
These are players I think might yet get an NTX look. By no means an exhaustive look.
|1||Adrian Anguiano||2005, Center back.|
|2||Julian Eyestone||2006, GK. First team camp most of the summer.|
|3||Jordan Jones||2005, CM.|
|4||Jared Salazar||20006, AM.|
|5||Anthony Ramirez||Winger or 8/10. 2005. US U19, Mexico U18/U17. FCD Camp invite in spring.|
The Others List
This list has been reset for ’22.
Waivers, out-of-contract, cuts, trialists, and links. Anyone connected to FCD or North Texas in 2022.
- Derek Waldeck – Contract mutually terminated after the Carl Sainté signing.
- Nighte Pickering – Academy F signed with Memphis 901.
- Joaquin – From MAGIA Futbol Academy. 2005. NTX trialist.
- Alec Smir – 62nd overall pick. GK from North Carolina. Signed with MNUFC 2.
- Lucão – Former NTXSC Porteguse CB who departed over the winter. Was on loan from F.C. Alverca.
- Andre Rawls – 30-year-old keeper trialist in spring camp.
- Gibran Rayo -NTX declined his option for ’22. Invited to FCD spring camp but didn’t show up.
- Holland Rula – 97th overall pick, staying in school. LB, FCD Acad, Wake Forest, transfer to High Point.
- Kevin Agudelo – 23 yo RW from Spezia Calcio (or Genoa) linked Jan 2022.
- Cristian Rivero – 23 yo Spanish GK from Valencia. Reported 18-month loan. But now off.
- Ricardo Pepi – Sold to FC Augsburg.
- Kyle Zobeck – Retired after his contract expired.
- Nicolae Stanciu – Linked to FCD.
- Jhojan Valencia – Linked to FC Dallas or Portland.
- Alejandro – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Devin Benton – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Caiser Gomes – Out of contract. Loan ended, would like to see him return.
- Kazu – Out of contract. Loan ended, would like to see him return.
- Mikey Maldonado – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Gabriel de Morais – Out of contract.
- Mark Salas – Out of contract.
- Derek Waldeck – Out of contract.
- Imanol Almaguer – Out of contract. Spotted at LAFC in spring, signed with LV Lights.
- Alisson – Out of contract.
- Alex Bruce – Out of contract.
- Thibaut Jacquel – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Gibran Rayo – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Richard Sanchez – Out of contract.
- Colin Shutler – Option declined by NTX end of ’21.
- Bryan Acosta – Option declined end of ’21. Selected by Rapids in Re-Entry Draft. Signed with Col.
- Phelipe Megiolaro – Option declined end of ’21.
- Bressan – Option declined end of ’21.
- Johnny Nelson – Option declined end of ’21. Selected by FC Cincy in Re-Entry Draft.
- Andres Ricaurte – Option declined end of ’21.
- Freddy Vargas – Option declined end of ’21.
- Ferreira – Aldemir dos Santos Ferreira. 23 yo winger from Gremio, Brazilian linked to FCD before the end of season moves even start.