Kei, 14, tops Freddy Adu mark as MLS youngest
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing
Real Salt Lake have signed Axel Kei to a first-team contract, the club announced Friday, making the 14-year-old homegrown forward the youngest player in MLS history.
At 14 years old and 15 days, Kei breaks the record for the league's youngest-ever signing, previously held by Freddy Adu at 14 years and 168 days.
“Over the last year Axel has proven to be one of the top attacking prospects in the country," RSL general manager Elliot Fall said in a release. "His propensity in front of goal is well beyond his years, and coupled with his elite athleticism, he projects to become a goal-scoring force in our league in the years to come."
Kei has emerged as a standout in RSL's youth academy, starring for their U-15 …
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