LA Galaxy II signed goalkeeper Abraham Romero on Jan. 30, 2019, after spending three years with Pachuca of Liga MX.
Born in Pasadena, Calif., Romero joined the LA Galaxy Academy in 2012, quickly earning attention from the United States and Mexican soccer federations. Romero earned his first international call-up from the U.S. U-15s in 2012, later featuring with the U.S. U-17s before switching to Mexican Youth National Team in 2014. In 2015, he featured for Mexico at the U-17 World Cup in Chile, helping his new side to a fourth place finish in the tournament.
After signing with Pachuca in 2016, Romero was called-up to the Mexico U-20s. In 2017, he was the team’s starting goalkeeper for the U-20 World Cup in South Korea. Romero and Mexico fell in the quarterfinals of the tournament to eventual champions England.
While with Pachuca, Romero was a regular starter for the club’s U-20 side.