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19-Year-Old Devin Vega Joins Rising FC

By Phoenix Rising FC Communications, 12/13/17, 10:00AM MST

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Midfielder scored three goals in 2017 rookie season

PHOENIX (December 13, 2017) — Phoenix Rising FC announced today it has signed midfielder Devin Vega for the 2018 season. Vega spent his 2017 rookie season with San Antonio FC where he scored three goals and notched two assists.

“I am humbled for this opportunity and can’t wait to get to Phoenix and learn from the technical staff. I look forward to meeting our fans and playing in front of them. The 2018 season can’t get here soon enough."

Vega, a San Antonio native, signed his first professional contract with San Antonio FC in January 2017 and made his professional debut as a substitute on April 7. Prior to his professional career, Vega played at the FC Dallas Academy, scoring 14 goals in 39 official academy matches and helping his team win the 2016 U17/18 national championship.

Vega also has international experience. He played with the U-17 U.S. National Team alongside U.S. international Christian Pulisic and helped the squad win the 2014 Aegean Cup in Turkey. He also appeared with the U-19 U.S. National Team in October 2016.

The 2018 season is presented by Equality Health and Phoenix Rising season tickets are on sale now. Every season ticket purchase comes with season ticket benefits, which include a Phoenix Rising FC shop gift card, bring-a-friend vouchers, and a Didier Drogba bobblehead plus much more. Season tickets can be purchased online by going to www.PHXRisingFC.com or fans can speak with a Phoenix Rising FC account rep by calling 602.900.0083.

 

About Phoenix Rising FC
Phoenix Rising FC is the highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona’s history. Legendary Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba, Kona Grill CEO Berke Bakay and an impressive collection of business leaders and international celebrities, own the club. Established in 2013, Phoenix Rising FC is one of 12 cities applying for Major League Soccer expansion. In October 2017, Phoenix Rising FC acquired Premier Development League (PDL) side FC Tucson. The club currently plays in the United Soccer League, the largest Division 2 professional league in the world. The 2018 Season is presented by Equality Health. For more information about the club, visit the team's website at
PhxRisingFC.com. You can also follow the team on Facebook (PHXRisingFC), Twitter (@PHXRisingFC), Instagram (@PHXRisingFC), Snapchat (PHXRisingFC) and YouTube (PhoenixRisingFootballClub). For season tickets call (602.900.0083) or visit PHXRisingFC.com.