Agrinzonis Management Group was founded by individuals who have lived the game of soccer at every level, understand what you are going through and are passionate about helping you get the most out of your career.
Our philosophy is to represent every one of our clients as if they were family
Agrinzonis Management Group (AMG) is the result of a unique combination of individuals coming together with the goal of creating a different type of player agency, one that has taking care of you at the center.
Each of the organization’s principles have charted slightly different courses in the game – from coaching and physical training to club direction and player representation. Through all of these experiences we have shared both a deep love for the game of soccer and a desire to build a world-class soccer organization that puts athletes first.
As our careers evolved and relationships deepened, we saw an opportunity together to bring to life the type of player-focused soccer organization we envisaged.
As parents, coaches, scouts and club directors, we have lived the ups and downs of youth, college and professional soccer, and can personally relate to the challenges that you are facing, as well as your wants, needs and desires.
While working all over the world, we focus primarily on North, Central and South America. Each of our principles has a Latin connection, speaks Spanish or language other than English and has extensive experiences in these markets and cultures.
We feel confident that, when working with us, you will sense the difference that our player focus and unique personal attributes provide, which is embodied in the motto of our organization and that we live by: Inspiring Excellence.
Meet The Agrinzonis Management Group Team
Massoud is president and managing partner of AMG. Initially becoming one of the most successful youth soccer coaches and club directors in the United States, Massoud turned to player development as head coach/owner-operator of two different PDL teams.
From there he transitioned into player management and representation, spending the past 15 years developing into a seasoned player agent with an eye for talent and a keen set of negotiating skills. This period has seen him place players in top leagues across the world, as he spent time as the director of business development for the USL and working with some major agencies such as Wasserman Media Group (WMG) and Beswicks Sports.
Juan Vicente Carvajal
Managing Director, Central America
Juan Vicente Carvajal is managing director of the Central America region and also a managing partner. As a board-certified attorney in Costa Rica, Juan has been representing players for over 7 years and has established himself as one of the most respected agents in Central America. From 2009 to 2012, he was on the board of directors at Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, one of the largest clubs in Costa Rica and the country’s second most successful of all time in terms of titles. In 2014, he brokered the most expensive transfer of a defender in MLS history with the move of Giancarlo González from Columbus Crew to Palermo in Serie A. All of his clients boast about the fact that Juan has not only done a tremendous job for them, but that they also view him as a friend and mentor. Juan is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Rafael Angel Soto Fallas
Technical Support & Manager, Central America
With more than 15 years of experience in sports journalism, Rafa has obtained extensive knowledge within the football industry. His experience stems from his time working closely with different athletic federations of Costa Rica, his studies in Sports Management, a degree in Organizational Communication, and a coaching license.
Rafa’s diverse background led him to help create the women’s team for AD Carmelita in Costa Rica’s second division. He first joined the organization as the General Manager, eventually taking over as the team’s head coach. He also gained experience from his time as the Sporting Director of a third division team in Costa Rica. His experience in the various sectors of the football industry allowed him to have a comprehensive vision of what a footballer needs to succeed.
Rafa is a key member in the organization’s Central American division by assisting in the recruitment of talent, collaborating with other global divisions of AMG in the creation of social media content, and gathering videos of players.
Player Liaison & Scout, United States
Victor Martinez is a player liaison and scout for AMG. Currently, he is attending Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. Where he will be graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management in the Spring of 2021. During his time at GCU, he interned for Phoenix Rising F.C. of the USL Championship during their 2019 and 2020 campaigns. While interning for them he was able to witness their infamous 20-game win streak in 2019, as well as their 2019 Regular Season Title and 2020 Western Conference Championship. Most importantly, he was able to gain insight on the day-to-day life of a professional footballer and experience the different mindsets players have at various stages in their career.
He intends to use these experiences to provide a trustworthy and relatable service to current, and future, AMG clients. While simultaneously helping them achieve their professional and personal goals throughout any stage of their career.
Advisor & Scout, Colombia
Luis Cardona is an industry professional who joins Agrinzonis Management Group as the agency’s Advisor and Scout in Colombia. Luis is an expert in the Colombian football market, and he supports AMG’s global expansion by identifying talent and strengthening relationships with clubs in Colombia.
Born in San Diego, California to parents originating from Cali, Colombia, Luis began playing professionally at the age of 15-years-old for Brazilian club CFZ DO ZICO. He then headed to Costa Rica where he played for Barrio Mexico and then in Canada for the York Region Shooters. Luis then took his talent to the U.S. and joined the San Jose Earthquake’s U-23 squad. He finished his professional career playing in his hometown of San Diego with Albion SC.
After his career, Luis transitioned to the talent identification and player representation side of football. His excellent network and passion to identify talent in Colombia, combined with his experience as a professional player, allows him to help players and potential clients reach their professional goals.
“I signed with AMG because I knew that Juan was someone that was going to help me grow as a professional and that, aside from being a good person, he always looks for good things for his players and provides good opportunities. My contract is running down and I don’t have to worry about looking for a team because they found some very good options for me.“