The Swope Park Rangers have signed defender Luis Julian Oliveira on loan from Club Atletico Atenas, the club announced today. Olivera, who has represented Argentina’s youth national teams, will officially be added to the Rangers roster pending league and federation approval.
Olivera, 20, was developed in the academy of Argentinian powerhouse River Plate, rising all the way to the first team. He made his River Plate debut as a 17-year-old in November 2015 against Newell’s Old Boys and went on to make seven total appearances for the storied club. Following his debut in 2015, he made one further appearance in 2016 before playing in five games – starting four – in the 2016-17 campaign for River Plate.