L.A. Galaxy youngster and Mexico U-17 international Efrain Alvarez has it clear in his mind that he would like to one day play for Mexico under Gerardo "Tata" Martino.
The 16-year-old scored twice to help the Galaxy to a 3-0 win over Orange County FC on Wednesday night in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup. He successfully converted a free kick from just outside the 18-yard box for the first goal and added his second in the 61st minute.
Up next for the Galaxy in Cup play will be in the Portland...
The Seattle Sounders will play Portland Timbers while Los Angeles FC will face Real Salt Lake as MLS clubs learned their opponents for the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.
The 32 teams were split into eight regions and drawn randomly against another team from their own region. The 21 U.S.-based MLS teams will be joined by the 11 lower division clubs that advanced from the first three rounds.
Defending champions Houston Dynamo will face USL side Austin Bold.