Frankie Amaya

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Frankie Amaya putting early career turbulence behind him with Red Bulls

Frankie Amaya isn’t focused on the past. Selected with the first overall pick of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, the midfielder has had a choppy start to his professional career. Despite receiving consistent playing time, Amaya started his career with a badly struggling FC Cincinnati side, and the attacking-minded player has just two pro goals to his name.
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New York Red Bulls acquire Frankie Amaya from FC Cincinnati

The New York Red Bulls added a boost to their midfield, acquiring Frankie Amaya from FC Cincinnati in a deal that could return more than $1 million in general allocation money if performance-based incentives are met. Amaya, 20, was the No. 1 selection in the 2019 MLS Super Draft after...

Frankie Amaya (finally) joins the Red Bulls from FC Cincinnati

A long-rumored move that began as a tampering tussle ended with a trick tweet on Tuesday afternoon. At the close of a sponsored “pass the phone challenge” tweet on the official New York Red Bulls Twitter account, the final player to address the fans was none other than Franuel “Frankie” Amaya. Moments later it was confirmed that Amaya, a 20-year-old midfielder who was the first overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, had joined the Red Bulls from FC Cincinnati for a $950,000 allocation fee that could eventually increase to $1,075,000.

GET TO KNOW: Frankie Amaya

The New York Red Bulls’ new midfielder, Frankie Amaya, arrives in New York after two seasons with FC Cincinnati. With FC Cincy, Amaya played 43 matches and 3,157 minutes across all competitions. In the 2020 season according to Opta, the 20-year-old midfielder won 39 tackles, registering the best numbers in...

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Frankie Amaya traded to Red Bulls

With fresh faces, returning stars and a new team in Austin, there will plenty of talking points throughout the season. The #1 overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft was a fan favorite over the past two seasons. Amaya featured in 43 matches for the Orange & Blue and was one of few bright spot in the organization. Earlier this offseason the club was committed to growing around Frankie, adding attractive pieces including DPs Brenner and Lucho Acosta.