Atlanta United sign D Ronald Hernandez on loan
2/18/2021 5:39:54 PM EST
Atlanta United signed defender Ronald Hernandez on loan from Scotland's Aberdeen FC for the 2021 season.
The 23-year-old Venezuelan will occupy an international roster spot, the MLS club announced Thursday.
"Ronald is a young, talented defender and we're pleased to add him to our roster," Atlanta United vice president and technical director Carlos Bocanegra said in a news release. "Like many international players, he had to endure difficult circumstances over the last year and we're eager to give him an opportunity to compete in a new environment."
Hernandez joined Aberdeen in January 2020 and made four appearances at the end of the 2019-20 season. He appeared in four matches during the 2020-21 Scottish Premiership season before heading to Atlanta.
His professional career also includes stints with Venezuela's Zamora FC (2015-17) and Norway's Stabaek (2017-20).
In Atlanta, Hernandez will be reunited with fellow Venezuelan national team member and Five Stripes striker Josef Martinez.
--Field Level Media
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:23:53 EST Report: Raiders plan to cut G Richie Incognito
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:50:56 EST Tom Brady rookie card auctioned for record $1.32M
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:36:48 EST Report: Eagles, C Jason Kelce agree to new deal for 2021
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:18:38 EST Maia Chaka becomes NFL's first Black female official
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:40:16 EST Washington officially releases QB Alex Smith
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 22:00:41 EST Bears TE Jimmy Graham 'unscathed' after car crash
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:55:18 EST Chiefs FB Anthony Sherman retires from NFL
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 19:58:41 EST Reports: Seahawks release WR Josh Gordon
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 15:28:07 EST Saints release punter Thomas Morstead after 12 seasons
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 13:48:50 EST Indians' Jose Ramirez, Franmil Reyes break virus protocols
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 12:46:12 EST Report: Nationals release RHP Jeremy Jeffress
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 11:00:01 EST Report: Astros RHP Forrest Whitley could need Tommy John surgery
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 21:38:55 EST Spring training roundup: Mets, deGrom get past Astros
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 14:28:15 EST Mariners OF Jarred Kelenic out with knee strain
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:13:47 EST Reports: Astros reach deal with RHP Jake Odorizzi
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:46:25 EST Aaron Boone back in Yankees' dugout after surgery
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:46:32 EST California MLB teams get conditional go-ahead for Opening Day fans
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 00:13:49 EST Spring training roundup: Michael Chavis' homer lifts Red Sox past Rays
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:47:45 EST MLB suspends Sam Dyson for 2021 season
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 12:18:53 EST Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons ruled out for NBA All-Star Game
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 22:42:13 EST Adam Silver: Vaccines not mandatory, NBA logo not changing
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 16:21:24 EST Sixers C Joel Embiid pledges $100K from ASG to homeless
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:00:30 EST Jazz guard Mike Conley named All-Star replacement for Devin Booker
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 03:31:19 EST Powerhouse starting five lead Team LeBron vs. Team Durant
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:04:02 EST NBA fines Jazz stars for ripping officials
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:27:41 EST Report: Pistons agree to buyout with F Blake Griffin
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:56:34 EST NBA roundup: Bucks win thriller over Grizzlies
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:19:08 EST Suns rout Warriors, reach break 2nd in West
Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:02:25 EST Damian Lillard scores 44 points in Blazers' win over Kings
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 15:39:06 EST Coyotes look to start playoff push in Colorado
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 15:03:26 EST Kings, Ducks look to keep momentum going
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 14:52:46 EST Brock Nelson powers Islanders over Sabres
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 12:22:05 EST Bruins' Brandon Carlo week-to-week after hard hit
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 12:13:16 EST Retired D Brent Seabrook thanks Blackhawks fans with full-page ad
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 05:54:29 EST Flames look to build upon strong effort as they host Senators
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 01:47:18 EST NHL roundup: Ducks rally in OT, end 9-game winless streak
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 01:24:35 EST Knights blank Sharks behind Marc-Andre Fleury's 24 saves
Sun, 07 Mar 2021 00:18:20 EST Stars hope to prey on struggling Predators
Sat, 06 Mar 2021 23:42:58 EST Golden Knights sent packing from San Jose hotel