Carson, Calif. (Monday, August 10, 2015) - LA Galaxy II have acquired midfielder Bryan Olivera on a season-long loan, the club announced today. Olivero, born in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., joins LA Galaxy II from Brazilian side Fluminense.
“Bryan is a young, talented attacking player with a very bright future ahead of him,” said LA Galaxy technical director Jovan Kirovski. “In addition to signing and developing local players, LA Galaxy II provides an opportunity to evaluate talent across the world. We are happy to add him to our roster as he continues to develop on the field.”
Olivera spent his youth in Uruguay, where he featured for Deportivo Maldano. In 2013, he then moved to Italy to join the youth side of Genoa of Serie A. He joined Fluminense in Brazil the following year, where he has remained through this season. In addition to his club experience, Olivera is also a Uruguayan youth international. He is the son of Washington Olivera, a former professional footballer who appeared for the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) and Uruguayan national team during his career.
Los Dos are back in action this Saturday, Aug. 15 when they travel to Texas for a match at House Park against Austin Aztex at 6 p.m. PT. A complete LA Galaxy II 2015 schedule can be found here. All LA Galaxy II matches will be streamed live on www.lagalaxy.com with the majority of home matches broadcast by Time Warner Cable lead announcer Joe Tutino along with Ralph Perez.
Single-game tickets to remaining LA Galaxy II matches at StubHub Center can be purchased for $10 each. To purchase tickets, fans can visit www.lagalaxy.com/2 or call 877-3GALAXY (342-5299).