Orlando Metropolis have secured the way forward for playmaker and staff captain Mauricio Pereyra with a brand new contract by means of the 2024 season, the membership introduced Wednesday.
Pereyra was out of contract after his earlier deal expired on the finish of the 2022 marketing campaign. Nonetheless, the Lions have used Focused Allocation Cash (TAM) to re-sign the previous Uruguay U-20 worldwide, opening up a invaluable Designated Participant (DP) spot.
Orlando’s remaining DPs are Austrian striker Ercan Kara and proficient ahead Facundo Torres, who’s representing Uruguay on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“Mauricio has been our chief each on and off the sphere since he joined the membership and he did a incredible job as captain for us final 12 months,” Luiz Muzzi, Orlando’s govt vice chairman of soccer operations and basic supervisor, mentioned in a membership press launch.
“The instance he units along with his professionalism and what he means to our group can’t be overstated. We’re so pleased to have Mauricio again with us for the following couple of seasons.”
This new contract continues Pereyra’s almost four-year affiliation with Orlando Metropolis, throughout which he is made 98 appearances throughout all competitions, scoring six targets and offering 24 assists.
Throughout the 2022 season, Pereyra helped the Lions end seventh within the Japanese Convention, qualifying for the MLS Cup Playoffs for the third 12 months operating, whereas additionally lifting the US Open Cup – their first piece of silverware as an MLS membership, subsequently securing their Concacaf Champions League debut.
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