Orlando City SC Signs Argentinian Defender Emmanuel Mas
ORLANDO, Fla. (July 14, 2021) – Orlando City SC has signed free agent defender Emmanuel Mas for the remainder of the 2021 Major League Soccer season, with a Club option in 2022, it was announced today.
The 32-year-old has won three trophies across his club career, including the 2013/2013 Copa Libertadores during his time with Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro and two Argentinian Championships with Boca Juniors in 2018 and 2020. To date, Mas has totaled 335 appearances, scored 18 goals and provided 23 assists across all competitions with his previous clubs.
“We are really happy to welcome Emmanuel to Orlando and are excited about the experience and technical skill that he’ll add to our team at this crucial point in the season,” said Orlando City EVP of Soccer Operations Luiz Muzzi. “Our goal as a Club is to win titles and we believe the move to bring in a high-calibre player like Emmanuel is another step towards that end.”
Mas will join the Lions pending the receipt of his P-1 Visa and ITC.