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FC Dallas Announces Roster for 2020 Season

25 FC Dallas players return from the 2019 season, along with five new additions to the squad

Frisco, Texas – FC Dallas announces its full roster ahead of the season opener against Philadelphia Union at Toyota Stadium. The match, presented by AdvoCare, will kick off at 5PM CT on TXA21, FCDTV, FCDallas.com/Radio and TUDN 1270AM in Spanish.

2020 FC Dallas Roster

No.

Position

Player

Designation

1

Goalkeeper

Jesse Gonzalez

Homegrown, Domestic

2

Defender

Reggie Cannon

Homegrown, Domestic

3

Defender

Reto Ziegler

International

4

Defender

Bressan

International

5

Midfielder

Thiago Santos

International

7

Forward

Jesús Ferreira

Homegrown, Domestic

8

Midfielder

Bryan Acosta

International, Designated Player

9

Forward

Fafa Picault

Domestic

10

Midfielder

Pablo Aránguiz

International, On Loan

11

Midfielder

Santiago Mosquera

International, Designated Player

12

Defender

Ryan Hollingshead

Domestic

13

Forward

Zdenek Ondrasek

International

14

Defender

Bryan Reynolds

Homegrown, Domestic

15

Midfielder

Tanner Tessmann

Homegrown, Domestic

16

Forward

Ricardo Pepi

Homegrown, Domestic

17

Forward

Francis Atuahene

U.S. Resident, Generations adidas, On Loan

18

Midfielder

Brandon Servania

Homegrown, Domestic

19

Midfielder

Paxton Pomykal

Homegrown, Domestic

20

Goalkeeper

Jimmy Maurer

Domestic

21

Midfielder

Michael Barrios

U.S. Permanent Resident

22

Forward

Ema Twumasi

U.S. Resident, Generations adidas, On Loan

23

Midfielder

Thomas Roberts

Homegrown, Domestic

24

Defender

Matt Hedges

Domestic

25

Defender

Callum Montgomery

Domestic

26

Defender

John Nelson

Generation adidas, Domestic

27

Defender

Eddie Munjoma

Homegrown, Domestic

28

Defender

Nkosi Burgess

Domestic

30

Goalkeeper

Kyle Zobeck

Domestic

31

Forward

Dante Sealy

Homegrown, Domestic

33

Midfielder

Edwin Cerrillo

Homegrown, Domestic

The 2020 roster has 25 players returning from the 2019 season, including 14 players who appeared in the 2019 MLS Cup playoff match against Seattle Sounders FC on Oct. 19, 2019, where FC Dallas fell, 4-3, to the eventual MLS Cup Champions. Additionally, the roster features 12 Homegrowns this season.

The new additions to the team include MLS SuperDraft 14th overall pick Nkosi Burgess, winger Fafa Picault, Brazilian defensive midfielder Thiago Santos and Homegrown signings, Eddie Munjoma and Tanner Tessmann.

ON LOAN
Two FC Dallas players were announced to year-long loans earlier this offseason, FC Dallas midfielder Pablo Aránguiz is on loan with Universidad de Chile and defender Callum Montgomery is on loan with San Antonio FC.  

FC Dallas has also loaned forward Francis Atuahene to San Diego Loyal SC and forward Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC on a year-long loans, the club announced today.  

Atuahene, Montgomery and Twumasi can be recalled by FC Dallas at any time this season.
 

JARA’S ARRIVAL
FC Dallas signed Liga MX striker Franco Jara to a precontract on Jan. 21, 2020. Jara will join FC Dallas as a Designated Player upon the opening of the Secondary Transfer Window in July. Jara is currently with Liga MX side, Pachuca, who FC Dallas faced in the 2016-2017 Concacaf Champions League Semifinals. 

Transaction: FC Dallas loans Francis Atuahene to San Diego Loyal SC and Ema Twumasi to Austin Bold FC on year-long loans. 

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