LA Galaxy's prospect called up for international duties

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The LA Galaxy has revealed the latest international call-ups for some of its rising talents. Midfielder Jonathan Perez has earned a spot in the U-23 Mexican National Team for a training camp scheduled from Nov. 12 to 21.

Joining him are LA Galaxy Academy's goalkeeper Owen Pratt and midfielder Brett Phan, summoned to the U.S. U-16 Men’s Youth National Team for their inaugural training camp of the 2023-24 cycle, set to run from Nov. 12 to 19 at Dignity Health Sports Park.

The U-23 Mexican National Team, including Perez, will undergo training sessions alongside the Mexican Senior National Team at their High-Performance Center. Moreover, they're slated to engage in friendly matches against Club América and Pumas UNAM.

Perez, aged 20, notably contributed with one assist across six appearances in various competitions for the LA Galaxy during the 2023 season. Additionally, the Pico Rivera, Calif., native showcased his skills on loan for LA Galaxy II, bagging two goals and providing two assists in 14 matches played, all of which he started, during the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season.

This international exposure offers these promising players a valuable opportunity to further develop their skills and gain invaluable experience on the global stage.