BRIAN SCIARETTA - Wednesday, March 21, 2012
US U-20 midfielder Alejandro Guido signed his first professional contract today after inking a three year deal with Club Tijuana Xolos.
Guido's agent Mike Gartland confirmed signing to YA tonight and the deal comes on the eve of Guido's 18th birthday.
Guido, a native of Chula Vista, California, has recenlty started playing for the US U-20 national team and was a member of the 2011 U-17 World Cup team that advanced out of group play before being stopped by Germany in the round of 16.
Club Tijuana currently has many American players within their organization. Edgar Castillo, Greg Garza, and Joe Corona are all on the club's first team while former US U-17 veteran Stevie Rodriguez and US U-20 left back Bryan De la Fuente are with the club's U20 team.
Tijuana currently sits in 8th place in the 18 team Mexican Primera.