Name: Juan Alvarez
Born: August 30, 2004 in Walla Walla, Wash.
Hometown: Tukwila, Wash.
Acquired: Signed to Tacoma Defiance roster on May 7, 2021
2021 (Tacoma Defiance): Alvarez started 12 of 21 appearances for Tacoma in 2021, scoring one goal and recording nine key passes. Appeared on the First Team bench three times via Extreme Hardship loan.
Alvarez has represented the U.S. Youth National Team at the U-15 and U-17 levels.
After joining the Sounders Discovery Program at age 12 while playing with Pacific Northwest Soccer Club, he became full-time with the Academy at 14 and spent last season training with Tacoma Defiance. He has represented the U.S. Youth National Team at the U-15 and U-17 levels.