Bello signed as a Homegrown Player with Atlanta United on June 17, 2017 with the deal becoming effective Jan. 1, 2018. Born in Abuja, Nigeria, Bello moved to Douglasville, Ga., at a young age and joined the Atlanta United Academy in 2016. Bello spent last season with Atlanta United U-16s and made 20 appearances with 19 starts and was named the 2016-17 East Conference U15/16 Player of the Year. Bello has spent his entire playing career on the U.S. Youth National circuit and has spent time in youth training camps with each national team up to the U-18s.
2017/18 (Atlanta United Academy): Bello has played eight matches for the U-18s and scored two goals. He also made one appearance for the U16s and scored a goal.
2016/17 (Atlanta United Academy): Bello 26 matches for the U-15s and scored two goals. He was named the 2016-17 East Conference U15/16 Player of the Year.
INTERNATIONAL: Bello has either played or been called into camps for the U.S. Youth National Team at the U-15, U-16, U-17 and U-18 levels. In April, Bello was a part of the U-15 squad that won the prestigious Torneo Delle Nazioni. The U.S. won all four matches he started, including the championship against England.