Roanoke native Daniel Pereira selected #1 overall in MLS SuperDraft
Daniel Pereira declares for the MLS DraftROANOKE, Va. – From Northside to Virginia Tech and now to Austin, Texas! In Thursday’s 2021 MLS SuperDraft, Austin FC selected midfielder Daniel Periera with the first overall pick. @danipereira121 celebrating with the family and yes, we do love to see it. pic.twitter.com/rDMr32AQ9o — Austin FC (@AustinFC) January 21, 2021Back in December, Pereira announced that he would enter the draft. While in high school, Pereira was the 2019 VHSL Class 3 Boys Soccer Player of the Year.