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Leo Afonso

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Position
5'11''
Height
170 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
San Paulo, Brazil
Hometown
Olympic Heights (Fla.)
High School / Club
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Leo Afonso - Men's Soccer - Virginia Cavaliers

Leo Afonso Pronunciation

2021
• Appeared in all but one match as a true freshman
• Made six starts including the last five games of the spring season
• Scored two goals on 16 shots, both goals came in final four games of the season
• Credited with the game-winner in a 1-0 win over Central Arkansas on March 23

PREP
• Played club soccer for Boca United (2016-18), Philadelphia Union (2018-19) and Inter Miami (2019-20)
• Attended Somerset Academy (two years) before YSC Academy (one year) graduating from Olympic Heights in 2020. YSC Academy, affiliated with the Philadelphia Union, includes world-class soccer training with a rigorous college preparatory program
• As a member of Boca United in 2017-18, scored 25 goals, third most in the country

PERSONAL
• Yet to declare a major at UVA
• Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
• Son of Marcelo and Carla Afonso
• Has a sister Caroline and a brother Lucas