In the sixth pick of the fourth round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, the Philadelphia Union close out the draft and select midfielder Luca Gimenez from Wake Forest University.
At 5-10 and 174 lbs, Gimenez was a driving force in the midfield in 2013 by scoring eight goals and recording five assists to finish out the season for the Demon Deacons with a 10-6-5 record and entered in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments.
In 2007-2008, the Sao Paulo, Brazil native played for Interclubes and led the team in goals with 21 in 2007 and 15 in 2008. He was also named the MVP of Kerkyra Cup in Greece. Pronounced: GEE-men-ez.