LA Galaxy youth Arriola training with Club Tijuana

LA Galaxy academy player Paul Arriola has headed to Mexico to train with Liga MX outfit Club Tijuana.

LA Galaxy academy player Paul Arriola has headed to Mexico to train with Liga MX outfit Club Tijuana.

The 17-year old forward, who has represented the USA at U18 level, is keen to join the Xolos and suggests it will be made a much simpler task once his grandfather is granted Mexican citizenship.

“(Tijuana are) practically my home team considering I live 10 minutes away from the border, so that helps,” Arriola told MLSsoccer.com.

“I’ve been down there previously to train with the Under-20s on a trial and I really enjoyed the club, the coaches and the play.

“My great-grandparents on my father’s side were born in Mexico, so my grandfather will receive his citizenship in order to allow me to receive mine.”

 
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