2022 Stats: 38 appearances, 2 goals
Orlando City signed young Uruguayan defensive midfielder César Araújo as the first U22 initiative signing in club history. The 21-year-old was a revelation immediately. Araújo immediately proved himself as a tough, physical ball-winner who brings enough progressive passing to keep the offense moving.
It's only a matter of time until Araújo becomes a massive name around the league, and the fringe Uruguayan international could be poised for a multi-million dollar transfer across the Atlantic soon.