Austin Bold FC, a local Austin soccer team currently competing in their second season aims to make Austin an international soccer power. A growing city full of independent and passionate people, Austin is the perfect candidate for a BOLD new venture in a global sport.
Austin Bold FC is an American professional soccer team based in Austin, Texas. The team was founded in 2017, making it's public debut two years later in the USL championship. The Bold Stadium is located at the Circuit of the Americas it has a capacity of 5,000 and makes clever use of existing infrastructure to create a high-quality venue for Austin soccer. The team is lead by head coach, ex- footballer Marcelo Serrano.
Born in Lima, Brazil, Serrano now works internationally, both here in Austin and as the head coach and general manager of the U.S. Virgin Islands men’s senior national team. Serrano joined the United States Soccer Federation as an assistant coach, guiding his team to the runner- up place in the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 championship. The team also qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. With Serrano on staff, the US U-17 squad won tournament championships in Florida, Turkey and India.
Having led his team around the world, Serrano moved on to become the first head coach in Austin Bold FC history in August 2018.
Austin Bold FC's Jersey is Teal, Gold and Black. They showcase a roster of experienced international players, including a Brazilian striker known as The Gladiator nicknamed for his courage and determination. Kleber, the one-named Brazilian whose full name is Kleber Giacomazzi, is a huge get for the Bold.
The 36-year old striker is a big name in Brazil, one of the leading scorers in that soccer-centric country’s top league in 2016, and his signing will was considered quite a surprise in South America.
The roster doesn’t stop there with other veteran international multi-year signing with an impressive resume also includes, Edson Braafheild. Braafheildm, a 36 year-old defender, played in Holland in the 2010 World Cup championship match against Spain.
Braafheild, born in Surinam, has extensive playing time in the German Bundesliga, one of the premier leagues in the world, and the Dutch Eredivisie, the nation’s top league.
The team is a powerful force united from all parts of the world. They plan to showcase their skills while forming a unique Austin community.
If you haven’t been to an Austin Bold game, you’re up for a thrill! This league is professional and diverse, a powerful force united as one from all parts of the world.
They plan to showcase their skills while forming a unique global community in Austin. Opening game is March 7th, and the season goes on until October 17th.
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