RGV Barracudas FC Article

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Founded2004; 14 years ago (2004)
Stadium State Farm Hidalgo Arena
Hidalgo, Texas
OwnerJose O. Ruvalcaba
General ManagerOscar Antonio Ruvalcaba Jr
League Major Arena Soccer League
2015–163rd, Southwest Division
Playoffs: Conference final
Website Club website

RGV Barracudas FC is an American soccer club based in Hidalgo, Texas. Founded in 2004 as an amateur team, [1] the men's indoor squad made its professional debut at the Barracudas Sports Complex as the Brownsville Barracudas in the Major Arena Soccer League during the 2014–15 season. [2] [3] The club signed Luis Ángel Landín the following year, and that season advanced to the Division Final vs. Las Vegas Legends after his golden goal against Atlético Baja at Tijuana.

After taking the 2016–17 MASL season off to regroup, the Barracudas returned for the 2017–18 season as the Rio Grande Valley Barracudas, playing the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo. [4] The RGV Barracudas signed Vicente Matias Vuoso during the 2017-2018 season.

The club's colors are blue and white; their home uniform, sponsored by Eletto Sport, is a royal blue shirt with a white collar and white shorts with blue socks.


League Champions Runners-Up Division Champions Playoff Berth
Year League Reg. Season GF GA Finish Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2014–15 MASL 2–13 69 138 Southern Did Not Qualify 700
2015–16 MASL 8–12 134 145 Southern Division Final 1,000
2016–17 MASL On Hiatus
2017–18 MASL 3-19 129 222 Southern Did not Qualify 1,500


  1. ^ Armstrong, Zach (May 20, 2014). "Brownsville soccer team goes pro". Brownsville, TX: KVEO-TV. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
  2. ^ Crum, Andrew (May 21, 2014). "A decade of work pays off for Ruvalcaba, Barracudas". Brownsville Herald. Brownsville, TX. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  3. ^ Krieger, Dan (May 27, 2014). "Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report". Our Sports Central. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  4. ^ Husted, Jeff (April 7, 2017). "MASL ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION". MASLSoccer.com. Retrieved April 11, 2017.

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