Roster Dance | FCD & NTXSC

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.

Origin of the “Roster Dance” name – The Hamster Dance.

Notes

FCD was reset back to 8 international slots for 2023 and now has 9 after picking one up from Nashville SC.

FC Dallas Roster Dance 2023

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.

Senior Roster

18 to 20 players. (Teams get a cap charge for having fewer than 18.)

NameStatusNotes
1Paul ArriolaUSMNT, RW. 27 yo (28 in Feb ’23). Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 option.
2Edwin CerrilloHGHolding mid, US. Option for ’23 picked up. 22 yo (23 in Oct ’23)
3Marco FarfanHGLB. Contract through ’25 with ’26 option. Former US U23. 24 yo (25 in Nov ’23)
4Jesus FerreiraDP 1, HGF/W/AM. USMNT. Contract through ’25 w/ option for ’26. 22 yo (23 in Dec ’23)
5Sebastien IbeaghaContract through ’24 with ’25 & ’26 options. CB, 31 yo (32 in Jan ’24). Born in Nigeria but US citizenship.
6Geovane JesusU-22.
Int 1
RB from Cruzeiro. Reported $1.5 mil buy. Signed through ’26 with ’27 option. 21 yo (22 in July).
7Sebastian LletgetUS pool. CM. Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 option. 30 yo (31 in Sept ’23).
8José Antonio MartínezInt 229 yo (30 in Feb ’23), Spanish, LCB. Contract through ’23 w/ options for ’24 & ’25.
9Jimmy MaurerUS GK, 34 yo (35 in oct ’23). Contract through ’23 w/ option for ’24.
10Jáder ObrianInt 3Colombian RW. Contract through ’23, options ’24 & ’25. 27 yo (28 in May ’23).
11Maarten PaesInt 4Dutch GK. Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 & ’27 options. 24 yo (25 in May ’23)
12Paxton PomykalHGUSMNT Pool, linking 8. Contract through ’26 w/ ’27 option. 23 yo (24 in Dec ’23)
13Facundo QuignonInt 5Argentine Holding mid. Contract through ’23. 29 yo (30 in May ’23)
14Brandon ServaniaLinking 8, USMNT pool. Contract through ’24 w/ option for ’25. 23 yo (24 in March ’23).
15Nkosi TafariCB. Contract through ’24 w/ options for ’26 & ’26. 25 yo (26 in March ’23)
16Ema TwumasiGreen CardRB. Contract thru ’24 options for ’25 & ’26. 25 yo (26 in May ’23).
17Alan VelascoYoung DP 2.
Int 6.
LW Arg, 19 yo from Independiente. Contract through 25 with ’26 option. 20 yo ( 21 in July ’23)
18Open Spot
19Open Spot
20Open Spot

Off-Budget Roster (10 players) – No salary cap hit.

The OBR can include HGs with salaries up to $125k more than the Supplemental spots… so $209k total on the high end.

Supplemental – roster spots 21 to 24
$81,375 salary minimum in 2021. Includes Generation adidas. No age restriction.

NameStatusNotes
21Isaiah ParkerGA LW/LB. 3rd pick. Contract probably through ’24 with options for ’25 and ’26. 20 yo (21 in Sept ’23)
22Tsiki NtsabelengInt 7South African 8. Option for ’23 picked up. 24 yo (25 in Feb ’23)
23Bernard KamungoWing or 9. US Citizen, Tanzania refugee. Contract through ’25 w/ options for ’26 & ’27. 20 yo (21 in Jan ’23)
24José MulatoInt 8I’m making a guess he goes on the Supplemental Roster. F/9. Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 & “27 options. 19 yo (20 in Jan ’23).

Reserve – roster spots 25 to 28
$63,547 minimum salary in 2021, age 24 and under only. No Generation adidas.

NameStatusNotes
25Antonio CarreraHG3rd GK. 18 yo (19 in March ’23). Contract through ’24 w/ options for ’25 & ’26.
26Amet KorçaUS CB from Arlington. 1-year contract with ’24 & ’25 options.
27Herbert Endeley?In spain, did he make the team? 24th overall pick, 3rd round. US winger from IU. Might be converted to RB. 21 yo (22 in Oct 23).
28Collin SmithHGRB or RW. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 & ’25 options. 19 yo (20 in Dec ’23).

Homegrown Reserves – roster spots 29 and 30
Same as Reserve Roster but homegrown only.

NameStatusNotes
29Nolan NorrisHG35th Homegrown. LB, CB. Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 & ’27 options. 17 yo (18 in Feb of ’23).
30Tarik ScottHG34th Homegrown. F/W. Contract through ’25 w/ ’26 & ’27 options. 17 yo (18 in April of ’23).

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.

NameClubNotes
1Justin CheTSG HoffenheimOutbound loan through June ’23 w/ buy option. CB/RB. Contract with FCD through ’25 w/ ’26 option. 20 yo (21 in Nov ’23)
2Dante SealyPSV Eindhoven US F/W. FCD contract through ’24 w/ options for ’25 & ’26. 19 yo (20 in April ’23)

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 for 2023

NameNotes
1Alejandro “Chile” Araneda6’3″ former mid being converted to CB? ’23 option picked up. 20 yo (21 in Jan ’24)
2Hope Kodzo AvayevuCreative midfielder or wing. Contract through ’23 w/ options ’24 & ’25. 20 yo (21 in Oct ’23)
3Andre CostaAndre Luiz Queiroz Costa. ’23 option picked up. 20 yo (21 in Feb ’23)
4Yeicar PerlazaOne season loan from Atlético Nacional w/ buy option. Colombian RB.
5Carl Sainté Bought, contract through ’24 w/ option for ’25. Haitian 6. 20 yo (21 in Aug ’23)
6Pablo TorreStriker, 2004, from Mcallen, Texas. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 option. 18 yo (19 in Feb ’23)

Amateur Contract

Non-Academy players who played for NTX without a paid contract.

Reset for ’23

Amateur Roster Players for North Texas SC

With the new MLS Next rules that began in ’22, there can be up to 11 amateur players at any one time, including from Academy. There is a roster freeze date (TBD) so these players could, in theory, be changed/rotated up until that freeze.

This list reset for 2023 potentials and is based on 2022 PT and training invites.

NameNotes
1Santiago FerreiraMidfielder. Jesus’ brother. 2004.
2Will Baker2004, LCB. Passed on Furman to take a GAP year with U19s and NTX.
3Jared Aguilar2005, DM.
4Ale Urzua2006, CM.
5Malachi Molina2006, wing/back.
6Dylan Lacy2005, CM
7Julian Eyestone2006, GK.
8Anthony RamirezWinger or 8/10. 2005. US U19, Mexico U18/U17.

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 SC in 2023.

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