Minnesota United FC has added another solid player to their already impressive roster. It was announced on July 30th that Rafael Edgardo Burgos will join the team on loan for the remainder of the North American Soccer League Fall Season.
At 5’8″ and 26-years-old, the El Salvador-born player boasts an impressive resume of international accomplishments. Since his professional debut in 2004, Burgos has played for a number of teams, including: Alianza in El Salavador’s first division, Santa Tecla, Austrian Bundesliga team SV Ried and Hungary with Kecskeméti and more. This striker has made 31 appearances for the El Salvador National Team, scored 10 goals in international play and was awarded the Golden Boot in the 2011 Copa Centroamericana.
Minnesota United Head Coach Manny Lagos expressed his approval for the new player in the following statement, “We’ve been looking for a forward for a while now and he fits the bill. We lack a little depth at the forward position and we want to continue to make sure that we a balanced squad.”
Burgos is certain to be a valued addition to the Minnesota United FC and will become a scoring threat to complement the squad’s impressive offense.