The LA Galaxy have completed the signing of teenage prodigy Alex Alcala, the club announced.
Alcala, 15, has been training with the Galaxy Academy since 2020 and has now signed his first professional contract.
"Alex is a young talent who we are pleased will develop in a professional environment," LA Galaxy general manager Dennis te Kloese told the club's official website.
"We believe that the structure and resources that we will provide him will allow him to continue to grow as both a player and a person. We look forward to Alex representing our club."
A delighted Alcala wrote on social media: "I'm super excited to announce that I've officially signed with the Galaxy2!! I would like to thank everyone that has helped me along the way to reach my goals. All my family , friends and coaches...."
Alcala, whose parents are Mexican, was born in Stockton, California. He has represented Mexico at the U15 and U16 level.
The Galaxy also signed Panama international Carlos Harvey from Tauro F.C. on a permanent deal.