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Comparing Facundo Torres to Other Big MLS Signings

Christopher Adams
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - APRIL 29: Facundo Torres of Peñaraol fights for the ball with Rómulo Otero of Corinthians during a match between Corinthians and Peñarol as part of Group E of Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2021 at Arena Corinthians on April 29, 2021 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - APRIL 29: Facundo Torres of Peñaraol fights for the ball with Rómulo Otero of Corinthians during a match between Corinthians and Peñarol as part of Group E of Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana 2021 at Arena Corinthians on April 29, 2021 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images) /
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Penarol’s Facundo Torres (R) is challenged by Nacional’s Christian Almeida during the Uruguayan Clausura football tournament “clasico” match at the Campeon del Siglo stadium in Montevideo on October 31, 2021. (Photo by Pablo PORCIUNCULA / AFP) (Photo by PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP via Getty Images)
Penarol’s Facundo Torres (R) is challenged by Nacional’s Christian Almeida during the Uruguayan Clausura football tournament “clasico” match at the Campeon del Siglo stadium in Montevideo on October 31, 2021. (Photo by Pablo PORCIUNCULA / AFP) (Photo by PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP via Getty Images) /

Facundo Torres

2021 Stats

33 Games

10 Goals

8 Assists

Before comparing him to his contemporaries, let’s look at Torres’s current season. He approached a 10/10 season in over 30 games in all competitions at just 20 years, a pretty impressive return, even playing in Uruguay. He had four goals in 13 games in the Copa Sudamericana, the “Europe League” of South America, showing he can play at an even higher level.

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