The Dallas Sidekicks Sign Rookie Midfielder Raul Acosta

by Caitlin Reilly

Allen, TX (November 22, 2022)- The Dallas Sidekicks have announced the signing of defensive midfielder, Raul Acosta. The 2022-2023 MASL season will mark Acosta’s first time playing at the professional level. 

Acosta grew up in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from high school at Life Waxahachie. When growing up, Acosta played for Real GP 02 and North Texas Olympic Development Program. 

He then went on to play collegiately at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. At Northeastern Oklahoma, Acosta was inducted into the college’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society where he maintained a GPA of 3.5 while completing 12 credit hours. 

To prepare for his rookie season, Acosta has been building his endurance every day, eating well, and mentally preparing. 

“It’s a blessing to be with the Sidekicks. I’ve always wanted to be a professional player since I was little,” Acosta commented when asked about signing with the Sidekicks. 

The Dallas Sidekicks take on the Chihuahua Savage on December 10th at 7 PM at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center. Purchase tickets now at or by calling the office at (469) 393-0160. 


The Dallas Sidekicks is an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Allen Event Center. Follow the Sidekicks and on their social media. 

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The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is currently incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.