LOS ANGELES (Tuesday, April 27, 2021) - LA Galaxy II announced today that the club has signed French midfielder Rémi Cabral from Valenciennes FC in France’s Ligue 2. Cabral, 21, joins Los Dos after playing professionally in France since 2017.
“Rémi is a dynamic attacking player who we believe will be a valuable addition to LA Galaxy II,” said LA Galaxy General Manager Dennis te Kloese. “We are excited for Rémi to join our organization and we look forward to him representing the club.”
Born in Paris, Cabral originally was a part of the Paris St. Germain youth system before signing with FC Metz B in France’s Ligue 1 in 2017, where he recorded three goals in 26 appearances. In 2018, Cabral joined Valenciennes FC, where he scored two goals in four appearances.
Before joining Valenciennes FC, Cabral began his career with Paris Saint Germain U-17 and U-19 squads between 2016 and 2017.
Cabral is a twin brother of Kévin Cabral, who recently signed an MLS contract with the LA Galaxy.
LA Galaxy II will host their home opener for the 2021 USL Championship season against Sacramento Republic FC on Friday, April 30 at Dignity Health Sports Park. The 2021 season will mark the eighth year in LA Galaxy history.
Transaction: LA Galaxy II signed midfielder Rémi Cabral.
Name: Rémi Cabral
Weight: 161 lbs
Born: July 10, 1999
Last Club: Valenciennes FC (FRA)
Birthplace: Paris, France