HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired on Loan from Manchester City (England) on Jan. 29, 2019
Antuna joined the Galaxy after playing last season on loan in the Eredivisie, Netherlands’ top division, for FC Groningen.
Antuna, 21, developed through the Santos Laguna Academy in the early stages of his career, joining their group in 2012. After representing the youth side on various levels, Antuna made his Liga MX debut in for the senior team in 2017.
Later that year, the Mexico International signed with Manchester City of the English Premier League. He was loaned out to FC Groningen in the Eredivisie. During his time there, Antuna made 20 total appearances in Netherlands’ top-flight division, while adding 19 appearances, five goals and two assists for Groningen’s U-21 side.
Internationally, Antuna has featured for various Mexico Youth National Teams, including the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where he was a key member on both squads. In 2018, the winger was a member of the U-21 Mexico Squad that reached the final, starting in all five matches. Antuna earned his first senior call up the Mexico National Team in November of 2017 for friendlies against Belgium in Poland under manager Juan Carlos Osorio