Player Details

Name

Thiago dos Santos

Pronunciation

Thee-AH-go San-tose

Height

5' 11"

Weight

172 lbs

Date of Birth

9.5.1989 (31)

Birthplace

Curitiba, Parana Brazil

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

Acquired

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

Professional

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.

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