2024 Season

Austin FC Signs Farkarlun to Short-Term Agreement


Austin FC announced today that the Club has signed winger Jimmy Farkarlun on a Short-Term Agreement from its MLS NEXT Pro affiliate Austin FC II. Farkarlun will be available for selection for Austin’s MLS match against Philadelphia Union on Saturday, March 16 at Q2 Stadium.

Austin FC selected Farkarlun from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with the 31st overall pick. He spent the 2024 preseason with the Austin FC first team and signed with ATXFC II on February 20, 2024.

Per the 2024 MLS Roster Rules and Regulations, a club may sign a player age 25 or younger from its MLS NEXT Pro affiliate to a maximum of four (4) Short-Term Agreements (up to four-day contracts) each season (a maximum of 16 total days). An individual player may be included on up to four (4) MLS league season match rosters each season – however, that player may appear in no more than two (2) MLS league season matches. An individual player may appear in any number of non-league games during the terms of his four (4) Short-Term Agreements.