Watts signs to play pro soccer in Spain

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Akil Watts is taking the next step in his soccer career - and it means heading overseas to become a professional.

Watts signed with Real Club Deportivo Mallorca, a second tier Spanish league team.

Watts had been working in the Portland Timbers Academy and was a member of the USA U17 National Team that played in the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup this past fall in India.

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