- Position Defender
- Number 2
- Date of Birth Aug 13 2001
- Hometown Lompac, CA
- Height 5' 10"
- Club LA Galaxy
Player Bio - Julian Araujo
U.S. National Teams: Played for the U-23 MNT in its first two matches of the cycle against Egypt and Netherlands in March 2019 … Born in 2001, is also age-eligible for the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup … Helped the U-20 MNT to its second straight Concacaf U-20 Championship in November, starting against the U.S. Virgin Islands and Trinidad and Tobago … Appeared for the U-19 MNT at the 2018 U.S. Soccer U-20 Men’s Invitational just before the World Cup qualifying tournament … Appeared with the U-18 MNT throughout 2018, helping the team to the 2018 Vaclav Jezek tournament title … Earned his first Youth National Team call-up with the U-16 Boys’ National Team in Dec. 2016.
Professional: Signed his first pro contact with the LA Galaxy on March 1, 2019 … Has begun to make in-roads with the Galaxy, logging 289 minutes in five appearances … Second youngest player to see the field for LA this season … Prior to signing, made two appearances with LA Galaxy II in 2018 … Earned his pro debut on Oct. 4, 2018 against Seattle Sounders FC 2.
Youth: Played for LA Galaxy U-18/19 in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy this season … Spent the 2017-18 season with Barca Academy, helping the club to the Academy Championship Semifinals … Played for Lompoc High School during the 2016-17 season, helping the team to the playoffs and earning All-West Conference Best XI honors … Started his time in the Academy with Santa Barbara Soccer Club at the U-13/14 level in 2015-16.
Personal: Committed to play college soccer at the University of California, Santa Barbara before signing with the Galaxy