Diego Fagundez signs contract extension with New England Revolution

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 23: Diego Fagundez #14 of the New England Revolution attempts to control the ball pressured by Digao #6 of the New York Red Bulls during FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup Consolation match at Kino Sports Complex on February 23, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Diego Fagundez has four goals and three assists in his MLS career. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Diego Fagundez, the 18-year-old player who has been in Major League Soccer since signing a deal at age 15, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with the New England Revolution, the team announced Wednesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Fagundez, of Leominster, Mass., was the Revolution’s first homegrown player. He made his MLS debut in August of 2011 after attending the Revolution Academy and playing on the Revolution’s Under-16 team. He has appeared in 27 MLS games.

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“We’re pleased that Diego has made the commitment to remain in New England,” Revolution General Manager Michael Burns said via a team press release. “While he’s only 18, we believe he has a very bright future with our club and in Major League Soccer.”