So did his manager.
“I think he did a good job,” Atlanta United manager Gerardo Martino said. “He took initiative when he went in, which is what he asked him to do.”
Because of speed and technical ability, Bello is considered one of the brightest prospects in the U.S. Youth National Team pool of players.
He began training with Atlanta United’s first team weeks ago after injuries to Greg Garza (shoulder), Sal Zizzo (knee) and Mikey Ambrose (knee) depleted the depth at fullback.
Bello said he was slightly nervous, but that went away once he entered the game.
“I’ve been waiting for the moment a long time,” he said.