Rising Star Player David Ortiz Joins the Mesquite Outlaws

by McKayla Malloy

Mesquite Outlaws welcome midfielder, David Ortiz, for the 2022-2023 season. Per team and league policies, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

David Ortiz is from McKinney, Texas. This will be his third season playing in the Major Arena Soccer League. Ortiz won Rookie of the Year award in the 2020-2021 season. Over the span of his MASL career, Ortiz has scored 8 goals and 6 assists in both regular season and playoffs.

Ortiz is currently on the United States Men’s National Fustal Team and was called up to the 2021 FIFA Futsal World cup. Prior to the MASL, Ortiz played for the FC Dallas Academy, CD Guijuelo, and Envigado FC.

“Being under such legendary coaches such as Tatu, Nick Stavrou, and Sagu is one of the reasons why I am excited to be joining Mesquite,” said Ortiz.

“This year, my main goal and focus is to grow and mature and under these coaches, I feel I can do that. I am excited to continue to learn and develop as not only a player, but as a person, surrounded by a great group of players and coaching staff.”

You can check out Ortiz and the rest of the Mesquite Outlaws kick off the 2022-2023 season on December 3, 2022 at 7:05 pm at the Mesquite Arena against the Monterrey Flash. Individual, including home opener, and season tickets are on sale NOW! For more information email Harris Partain at hpartain@mesquiteoutlaws.com or call (214) 396-0924.


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.


Founded in 2019, the Mesquite Outlaws are a proud member of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL). Owned by Mehrdad Moayedi, the Outlaws play in the legendary Mesquite Arena, home to the famed Mesquite Rodeo, where they bring excitement, entertainment, and energy to soccer fans across North Texas and beyond. For more information, visit MesquiteOutlaws.com.