FC Dallas has acquired midfielder Thiago Santos from Palmeiras on a permanent transfer using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) on December 5, 2019.
Languages Spoken: Portugese
2020: Thiago played 20 matches (started 19) and recorded 1623 minutes in the year. First ever MLS assist came on March 7 vs. Montreal Impact. Appeared in the MLS TOTW on three different occasions. The first two were on the bench for Week 1 & 2, and for Week 23 he appeared in the starting lineup.
Spent five seasons in the Brazilian first division, Campeonato Brasileiro, competing for Palmeiras since 2015. He has also played for América-MG from 2014-2015. Santos has six goals in 180 appearances for the Brazilian club and was a critical part of Palmeiras’ 2016 and 2018 Brazilian Championship titles.