DC United signs Venezuela Int'l Junior Moreno

By Sean McCaffery, January 2, 2018

DCU will welcome this new player to their new home for the coming season. The very accomplished player brings experience from World Cup Qualifiers and Copa Liberadores play. At 24 he was the captain for first division side, Zulia FC earning a look from the national team, debuting and assisting on the go ahead goal, 6/3/17 v USMNT at the RIOT, home to RSL of MLS. Then getting time in 5 out of the 7 remaining qualifying games and scoring his first international goal 6 days later as they faced Ecuador. Turning pro in 2012 for Asociacion Civil Deportivo Lara, then onto Zulia in '15 netting 3 goals and 3 assists in 64 games helped the team to their first ever win in Copa Venezuela in '16. Junior comes from quite the soccer family as father Carlos played pro and now coaches Portugesa FC, brother Marcel is with Zamora FC along with his teammate, brother Carlos at Zulia.