Austin FC players react on social media to inaugural LAFC match

Austin FC players react in their own words on social media to the club’s very first match — against Los Angeles FC on April 17, 2021.

Diego Fagundez

“Today starts a new chapter. 11th season and i can feel it will be special. Join us for this journey and you wont regret it.”

Dani Pereira

“I am happy and grateful to have made my pro debut yesterday and for playing the first game ever for this amazing club, not the result we wanted but this is just the beginning.”

Kekuta Manneh

“Not the result we wanted but I’m really proud of the boys today. Thanks to all the fans who came all the way to LA to support and those of you who couldn’t make the trip. We are gonna need y’all all season! We keep our heads up and get ready for the next game!”

Tomas Pochettino

“Keep working, this is just beginning.”

Jared Stroud

“Inaugural game with Austin FC in the books. Thank you to the traveling fans for their support. There were many positives to take away from the game and better results on paper are coming soon.”

Danny Hoesen

“Game 1 in the books we keep on grinding. Thanks for the fans making the trip and support us.”

Rodney Redes

“This is just starting! Let’s Go!”

Brad Stuver

“Honored to be a part of Austin FC history but the work continues and we are laser focused for the game next weekend!” 

Ben Sweat

“First match for Austin FC in the books. Proud of the performance from this group and we have a lot to look forward to this season! Thank you for all the support from both the traveling fans and the ones back in Austin.”

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