Antonio Delamea made quite the introduction upon his arrival in 2017, starting 29 games in his first MLS season en route to being voted JetBlue Team MVP by New England Revolution fans. In the two years since, he has continued to establish himself as a dependable option in central defense.
Here are five fast facts about Delamea you might not have known.
1. Welcome to MLS, Slovenia
When he debuted in the Revolution’s season opener at the Colorado Rapids on March 4, 2017, Delamea became the first Slovenian to play in Major League Soccer, breaking ground for the small central European country of 2 million people.