New faces to know before Austin FC begins its 2024 season

Before you head to Q2 Stadium, get to know the new players on the pitch.

A shot of Austin FC fans at Q2 Stadium.

Who’s ready to cheer for El Tree?

Photo by @stevenstamps

Bust out the verde, because Austin FC will return to Q2 Stadium for its first home game against Minnesota at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 24.

Ahead of the season start, here are some new faces you can expect to see on the pitch.

  • Guilherme Biro | The 23-year-old defender comes to Austin from Brazil’s Mirassol Futebol Clube, where he helped the team concede the second-fewest goals in Série B.
  • Stefan Cleveland | The 29-year-old goalkeeper previously played for Seattle Sounders FC, where he racked up 61 saves across 24 matches.
  • Jáder Obrian | The Colombian-born, 28-year-old winger played his last three seasons with FC Dallas.
  • Micah Burton | Burton joins the team after playing for Austin FC II last season. The 17-year-old is the first player in history to represent Austin FC in the Austin FC Academy, MLS NEXT Pro league, and now the MLS.
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