Sorare has taken the world of football fandom by storm in recent years, and the MLS is no exception. With a growing number of fans taking to the platform to collect digital player cards, there’s no better time to take a closer look at the top under 23 players in the league.

In this blog post, we’ll examine some of the brightest prospects in the MLS, looking at what makes them stand out from the crowd and why they are ones to watch on Sorare. We’ll explore the different styles of play that have made these players stand out, from the creativity of the attacking players to the defensive solidity of the younger defenders.

Whether you’re a seasoned collector on Sorare or new to the platform, this post will give you an insight into the exciting young talent that is making waves in the MLS. Join us as we delve into the world of Sorare’s top under 23 players and try to predict who will be the next breakout star in Major League Soccer.

Murilo Cerqueira
Santiago Moreno scores

Santiago Moreno is a young and talented Colombian footballer who has made a name for himself in Major League Soccer (MLS) since joining the Portland Timbers in July 2021. Born on 21 April 2000, Moreno plays as a winger and has already made a significant contribution to the Timbers’ success in the league.

After signing a contract until 2025, Moreno wasted no time in showcasing his skills on the field. He quickly became an important player for the Timbers, and his impressive performances helped the team reach the playoffs. On 4 December 2021, Moreno scored a crucial goal against Real Salt Lake in the MLS Cup Playoffs, which helped the Timbers secure a spot in the MLS Cup Final.

Despite being only 21 years old, Moreno has already established himself as one of the most promising players in MLS. He possesses excellent dribbling skills, lightning-fast pace, and the ability to create scoring chances for his teammates. With his talent and potential, Moreno is undoubtedly a player to watch out for in the coming seasons.

Overall, Moreno’s rise to prominence in MLS has been nothing short of impressive. His performances for the Timbers have been excellent, and his contribution to the team’s success cannot be overstated. As he continues to grow and develop as a player, Moreno could become one of the best wingers in MLS and a key player for both the Timbers and the Colombian national team in the future.

Talles Magno
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Talles Magno Bacelar Martins, known as Talles Magno, is a young Brazilian footballer who has been making waves in the world of soccer. Born in 2002, he is already a rising star in the sport, with a promising career ahead of him. Talles Magno currently plays as a winger for New York City FC in the Major League Soccer.

Talles Magno’s talent was recognized early on, and he was included in The Guardian’s “Next Generation 2019” list of the top 60 young talents in world football. He has shown great skill on the pitch, with his quick feet, impressive dribbling, and ability to score goals.

In his career so far, Talles Magno has made a name for himself both in Brazil and internationally. He started his career at Vasco da Gama, where he quickly rose through the ranks of the club’s youth academy. In 2019, he made his professional debut for Vasco da Gama, scoring a goal and becoming the youngest scorer in the club’s history.

In 2021, Talles Magno was signed by New York City FC, and he has already made a strong impression on fans and teammates alike. His pace, agility, and technical ability have made him a valuable asset to the team, and he has already scored several goals for the club.

Despite his young age, Talles Magno has already been called up to the Brazilian national team, and he has represented his country at various youth levels. He is a player with a bright future, and he has the potential to become one of the best footballers in the world.

In conclusion, Talles Magno is a talented young footballer who has already achieved a lot in his career. His impressive performances on the pitch have earned him a place among the top young talents in the sport, and he has the potential to become one of the greats. As he continues to develop and grow as a player, fans of the sport will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on Talles Magno’s career.

Riqui Puig
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Ricard “Riqui” Puig Martí is a rising star in the world of football, known for his exceptional attacking abilities and his ability to control the pace of the game. Born in Matadepera, Barcelona, Catalonia, Puig joined the FC Barcelona youth academy La Masia in 2013 and quickly rose through the ranks.

Puig made his senior debut with the Barcelona reserves in 2018 and was eventually promoted to the first team in 2020, where he quickly made an impact. He scored his first goal for the team in a La Liga match against Elche and also scored the winning penalty in the Supercopa de España semi-final against Real Sociedad.

In August 2022, Puig joined Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy on a free transfer and quickly made his mark. He scored his first MLS goal in a match against Toronto FC and was positioned as a playmaker, averaging more than 75 passes per 90 minutes with a high rate of completion.

Puig’s style of play has drawn comparisons to the legendary Andrés Iniesta, and he is known for his exceptional ball control and ability to create scoring opportunities for his team. While he has struggled for playing time at times, Puig’s talent is undeniable and he is sure to continue making a name for himself in the world of football.

Jesus Ferreira
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moved to Dallas, Texas at the age of 10, is making a name for himself on the field. Ferreira joined FC Dallas’ youth team and worked his way up to signing a homegrown contract in 2016. He scored his first professional goal on his debut in June 2017 and went on to be loaned to United Soccer League side Tulsa Roughnecks, where he scored six goals in 14 matches. Ferreira returned to FC Dallas the following season and broke through as a starter under coach Luchi Gonzalez. In 2022, he signed a designated player contract with Dallas, keeping him at the club until 2025.

Ferreira also represents the United States national team, making his senior debut in February 2020. He was part of the under-23 side that failed to qualify for the Summer Olympics in March 2020 but went on to score his first two goals for the United States in January 2021 against Trinidad and Tobago. In June 2022, Ferreira scored his first international hat-trick, netting four goals against Grenada during the 2022-23 CONCACAF Nations League.

Ferreira’s success on both the club and international level highlights his skill and determination as a player. With his young age and promising talent, he is sure to make a lasting impact in the world of soccer.

Alan Velasco
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Alan Agustín Velasco is a name that is quickly becoming well-known among football enthusiasts around the world. Born on 27 July 2002, this young Argentine professional footballer has been making headlines for his impressive skills on the pitch as a winger for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

Velasco began his career in the youth system of Independiente in 2012, where he quickly rose through the ranks to be promoted into their first-team at the age of sixteen. He made his professional debut in a Copa Sudamericana second stage encounter with Rionegro Águilas in May 2019, and has since made 16 appearances and scored his first senior goal in the Sudamericana away to Fénix in Montevideo.

In November and December 2021, Velasco netted his opening domestic goals in the Copa de la Liga Profesional against Colón and Argentinos Juniors respectively, followed by a strike against Arsenal de Sarandí and a brace away to River Plate. His impressive performances did not go unnoticed, and on February 1, 2022, he was announced by FC Dallas as its costliest signing ever in a four-year deal reported at $7 million with potentially an additional $1.7M based on incentives. Independiente will also receive 15% of his next sale.

Velasco has also represented Argentina at U15 and U17 level, scoring one goal in four appearances for the latter at the 2019 South American Championship in Peru, which they won. He was then called up for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

At just 20 years of age, Velasco’s career is off to a flying start, and it will be exciting to see where his talent and dedication will take him in the future. For now, football fans can enjoy watching him light up the pitch for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

Facundo Torres
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Facundo Daniel Torres Pérez is a name that is fast becoming synonymous with footballing excellence. Born in Montevideo in 2000, Torres grew up in La Paz, Canelones, where he discovered his love for the sport at an early age.

Torres’ talent was spotted early on, and he was invited to join Peñarol’s academy at the age of 10. He quickly rose through the ranks and helped Peñarol to an under-15 national title in 2014. He was later invited to train with the senior team for the first time in February 2016.

Despite interest from Italian Serie A club Juventus, Torres remained at Peñarol to continue his development and earn playing time. He was eventually handed his senior debut in August 2020, and he scored his team’s opening goal just five minutes later.

Torres’ impressive performances soon caught the attention of Orlando City, who signed him on a four-year Young Designated Player contract for a reported club record $9 million fee in January 2022.

Torres has also represented Uruguay at various youth levels, including the 2015 South American U-15 Championship, where he finished as the joint-third top scorer. He made his senior international debut in June 2021 and was named to the squad for the 2021 Copa América, where he appeared in all five games as a substitute.

Despite being an unused substitute for all three games at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Torres’ inclusion in the final 26-man squad is a testament to his growing reputation as one of Uruguay’s rising stars.

With a bright future ahead of him, Torres is certainly a name to watch out for in the world of football.

Thiago Almada
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Thiago Ezequiel Almada is a rising star in the world of professional football. Born and raised in a neighbourhood known for high crime rates and drug use, Almada spent his early years selling fruits and vegetables door-to-door to help his family make ends meet. However, his passion for football led him to join local club Santa Clara at the age of four, and he was soon picked up by Vélez Sarsfield, where he made his way through the youth academy.

Almada’s talent was evident from a young age, and at just 17 years old, he made his professional debut with Vélez Sarsfield. He quickly became a key player for the club, playing as a wing forward before transitioning to midfield under new manager Mauricio Pellegrino.

In December 2021, Almada signed with Major League Soccer club Atlanta United for a reported league-record $16 million transfer fee. Despite a rocky start, including controversy over a racially insensitive gesture he made during his final match with Vélez Sarsfield, Almada has quickly made a name for himself in MLS. He scored his first MLS goal in March 2022, and went on to score two goals in the first game of the 2023 season, helping Atlanta to a 2-1 win over San Jose Earthquakes.

In addition to his club success, Almada has also represented Argentina at the youth and senior levels, making his debut for the national team in September 2022. He was even called up to the Argentinian World Cup squad in November 2022, ultimately becoming the first active MLS player to win a World Cup when Argentina emerged victorious. With his talent, hard work, and dedication, there’s no doubt that Almada will continue to make waves in the world of football for years to come.

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