HARRISON, N.J. – Amando Moreno was waived by the Red Bulls Friday, but he didn’t have to go very far to find his next soccer club.
The Red Bulls Academy product signed with Red Bulls II to play in the United Soccer League this season.
The 22-year-old Moreno signed with the Red Bulls in January after spending four years in Mexico, appearing in 20 matches and recording three goals and one assist. The Perth Amboy, N.J native was loaned to Dorados de Sinaloa in July 2017, appearing in five matches and tallying one goal.
Moreno signed his first professional contract with the Red Bulls prior to the 2013 season and was part of the team that won the Supporters’ Shield that year. He made his Major League Soccer debut that March 10 in a match at San Jose. Moreno earned a call up to a U.S. national team camp in May 2016 under head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, but has not played for that side.
NYRB II opens the its USL season with a match against Toronto FC II at Red Bull Arena at 1 p.m. ET Saturday.