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Philadelphia Union Sign Academy product Cavan Sullivan in homegrown record signing

Sullivan joined the Union Academy in 2020 and has quickly progressed through the Pro Player Pathway. He played for the Union Academy U15 MLS NEXT team, the U17 MLS NEXT team and the Philadelphia Union II MLS NEXT Pro team, making a name for himself with both the Academy and the United States Youth National Teams. In the 2023 Generation Adidas Cup, Sullivan, who was only 13 years old at the time, helped the Union U15 team reach the final, beating academy powerhouses such as Valencia, Arsenal and Real Madrid, with Sullivan scoring a minute in the match against Arsenal. Due to his excellent play, he was named in the Best XI of the tournament. This year, Sullivan joined the U17 squad, where he helped lead the team to its second straight GA Cup championship. Additionally, Sullivan played for Union II in 2024, where he made two appearances and added an assist in the game-winning goal against New England Revolution II.

Last year, Sullivan led the US to victory in the 2023 Concacaf Boy’s Under-15 Championship, marking the first time the US had ever won the tournament. The team’s youngest player, Sullivan’s four goals scored earned him the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.

Should Sullivan debut for the Union on or before July 29, 2024, he will become the youngest player to make his debut in the top North American professional sports leagues (MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, NWSL) and the youngest player to makes its debut in the top North American professional sports leagues (MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, NWSL). player making his debut in the top five European football leagues.

TRANSACTION: Philadelphia Union signs midfielder Cavan Sullivan until 2028.
Name: Cavan Sullivan
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 150 pounds
Born: September 28, 2009
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Residence: Norristown, Pa
Citizenship: United States
Purchased: Philadelphia Union signs midfielder Cavan Sullivan on May 9, 2024.