Liga MX’s Atletico San Luis have signed Mexican-American goalkeeper David Ochoa, forward of the 2023 Clausura.
He joins as a free agent, after being launched from D.C. United’s roster.
Ochoa first kicked off his skilled profession with USL Championship facet Actual Monarchs in 2018, earlier than signing with Main League Soccer crew Actual Salt Lake forward of the 2019 marketing campaign. He went on to make 42 appearances for the Western Convention crew, recording 5 clear sheets.
Amid the 2022 season, the goalkeeper joined D.C. United in alternate for no less than $75,000 in 2023 Normal Allocation Cash (GAM). Ochoa recorded two clear sheets in 17 appearances, earlier than discovering himself out of contract with the American league.
However the goalkeeper all the time had aspirations to play in Mexico.
“I additionally by no means thought-about a Mexican might play in Europe till I personally noticed Chicharito make the bounce from Chivas to Manchester United however even earlier than my aim first was all the time to play in Mexico, I wouldn’t thoughts in any respect to play in Liga MX,” he stated completely to 90min.
Internationally, Ochoa represented the USA in a number of youth groups earlier than making use of for FIFA’s one time swap to pledge his allegiance to Mexico.
Since making the swap, Ochoa has seen some exercise with El Tri. The participant featured for Mexico’s Beneath-21 facet in a pleasant in opposition to the Romanian Beneath-21 crew, and earned his first name up by head coach Gerardo Martino for the sport in opposition to Guatemala in April 2022.