FC Dallas has two players performing for their country at the U17 World Championships taking place right now in Mexico.
Home Grown signing Goalkeeper Richard Sanchez is representing mexico. He started the first match for our Southern neighbors and performed well allowing a loan goal on 9 shots in the 3-1 win over North Korea.
FCD Academy Defender Kellyn Acosta started for the US in their opening match. He started and played 90 minutes in the back line in the 3-0 win over the Czech Republic for the US of A. (Acosta is #16 in the picture with this article on FIFA.com)
Also of local Dallas interest, former FCD youth product Matt Dunn, now with FC Cologne, started and played 90 minutes in midfield. Solar SC player Alfred Koroma subbed in at the 87th minute mark and scored the final goal for the US.