Atlanta United terminates Fernando Meza's contract
ATLANTA -Atlanta United today announced it has mutually terminated the contract of Fernando Meza. The veteran defender was on loan at Defensa y Justicia since the beginning of the 2021 MLS Regular Season.
"We want to thank Fernando for his time and service to the club and wish him luck in his future," Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra said.
Meza, 31, joined Atlanta United on Jan. 10, 2020. He started 17 matches across all competitions during the 2020 season, including 13 during the MLS Regular Season.
2021 Atlanta United roster (as of July 23, 2021)
Goalkeepers (3): Brad Guzan, Alec Kann, Ben Lundgaard
Defenders (13): Mikey Ambrose, Josh Bauer, George Bello, George Campbell, Alex De John, Franco Escobar*, Alan Franco, Andrew Gutman**, Ronald Hernández, Brooks Lennon, Efrain Morales***, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes
Midfielders (12): Mo Adams, Ezequiel Barco, Machop Chol, Jürgen Damm, Emerson Hyndman, Franco Ibarra, Marcelino Moreno, Jake Mulraney, Matheus Rossetto, Amar Sejdić, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff
Forwards (4): Jackson Conway, Erik Lopez, Josef Martinez, Erick "Cubo" Torres
* - on loan with Newell's Old Boys
** - on loan with New York Red Bulls
*** - on loan with ATL UTD 2
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