De La Fuente
- Position Forward
- Number 17
- Date of Birth Jul 16 2001
- Hometown Barcelona, Spain
- Height 5' 7"
- Club FC Barcelona B (ESP)
Player Bio - Konrad De La Fuente
U.S. National Teams: Joined the U-20 MNT for the first time in March and made an instant impact, providing a spark and scoring a goal in his debut against France … Born in 2001, is also eligible for the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup … Prior to his U-20 debut, appeared with the U-18 MNT in Feb. 2018, netting a goal in a pair of appearances against Costa Rica … Called into three tournaments with the U-16 Boys’ National Team during the 2016-17 cycle: the 2016 Torneo delle Nazioni, 2016 Val-de-Marne Tournament and the 2017 U-16 Tournament of Montaigu … Traveled to Croatia with the U-14 BNT in 2015, appearing in games against the hosts as well as Serbia … Earned his first Youth National Team appearance with the U-14 BNT in Jan. 2015 in Bradenton, Fla.
Professional: Under contract at legendary club FC Barcelona, De La Fuente has spent most of the 2018-19 season with the club’s top youth squad, Juvenil A … Has played in every match for the Juvenil A team since Jan. 12 … A key figure in the youth squad’s run to the UEFA Youth League semifinals … Played in nine games for Barcelona in Europe’s premiere youth competition, netting a goal against Inter Milan … Made his debut for Barcelona B on Dec. 1, 2018 against Valencia B … Joined FC Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy at the U-13 level.
Youth: Prior to FC Barcelona, played U-12 with CF Damm, a prominent youth club in Barcelona … Stateside, spent part of his youth career with Schulz Soccer Academy and Kendall SC in Florida … Played U-8 with the Real Madrid academy … Started playing soccer at age five.
Personal: Loves playing Fortnite and basketball … Proud owner of two French bulldogs … Favorite soccer player is Neymar … Lists LeBron James as his biggest athletic inspiration … Says his greatest soccer moments thus far have been making his Barcelona B debut and playing in the UEFA Youth League … Favorite movie is The Choice … Favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy … Loves listening to Drake … Big fan of sushi.