Soccerwire.com has released a full list of developmental soccer academies with the most US Youth National Team players within their age groups. Georgia United falls tied for 11th on that list.
The good news for Atlanta United fans is most of those players have recently been signed to the Atlanta United Academy. Matthew Rios (U14), Jackson Conway (U14), Carlos Asensio (U15, U17), Daniel Mangarov (U15), Zyen Jones (U17) , Juan Pablo Torres (U15, U16, U18) and Christopher Goslin (U15, U17) have all spent time playing for different US youth national teams throughout the last several years. Some of these players have even been asked to participate in training sessions with different clubs throughout Europe.
Andrew Carleton, arguably one of US Soccer’s top youth prospects, was recently signed as Atlanta United’s first Homegrown player. The 16-year-old plans to participate in the 2016 U17 World Cup and is expected to spend some time playing for AUFC’s USL affiliate, the Charleston Battery.