After an impressive performance and wonderful goal against LA Galaxy, McKinze Gaines has been the name on the lips of many Austin FC fans recently.

Today we host a fun conversation with the new forward and get a little of his background, career path, and his ideas about his place in the team in the future. McKinze tells us about his time in Germany, some of the important points and decisions that he and his parents made, and why he is so excited to be back in his hometown now!

Like any player, McKinze has had to deal with difficulties too, touching injuries and challenging periods of less game time, and hearing about this really adds perspective to the experience that fans might have of the professional soccer player.

So to hear it all from an exciting up-and-coming talent on our team, listen in with us today!