Minnesota United announced today the club has signed midfielder Joseph Rosales via transfer from CA Independiente to a one-year contract with club options for 2024 and 2025.
Rosales initially joined Minnesota United in August of 2021 on loan from CA Independiente of the Liga Panamena de Futbol. He earned a transfer to MNUFC following the conclusion of the 2022 season. In 2022, Rosales provided depth in the central midfield position, making 24 game appearances throughout the season. He made his first MNUFC start April 10 at Austin FC and went on to start eight MLS matches and two of the club’s three U.S. Open Cup matches in 2022. Rosales also made one game appearance with MNUFC2 in 2022. During his initial 18-month loan with Minnesota, Rosales has 34 game appearances with ten starts.
Prior to 2021, Rosales spent three seasons with CA Independiente, where he made 37 game appearances, notching two goals, including five appearances in Concacaf Champions League. Internationally, Rosales currently plays for the Honduras Men’s National Team. He was called up for the senior team during the March international window and made his senior team debut in the World Cup Qualifying match against Jamaica. To date, he has four caps with the national team in 2022. Prior to his debut, Rosales played with the U23 Men’s National Team and was a part of the squad that played against Hassani Dotson and the U.S. U23 team in the 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournament, and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Honduras won one game in Group B, a 3-2 victory over New Zealand.
TRANSACTION: Minnesota United has signed midfielder Joseph Rosales to a one-year contract with club options for 2024 and 2025
Date of birth: 11.06.2000 (22 years old)
Weight: 150 lbs
Birthplace: Tegucigalpa, Honduras