FC Dallas Signs Member of Colombia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Squad, Midfielder Abel Aguilar

Defensive midfielder joins Western Conference leaders with nine matches remaining in the MLS regular season

FRISCO – FC Dallas has signed Colombian midfielder Abel Aguilar, the club announced today. He will be added to the roster and occupy an international slot pending receipt of his P1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate.

Aguilar, 33, appeared in both the 2014 and 2018 World Cups and has amassed 70 caps for the Colombian National Team. He has played 195 first division games across La Liga (89), Ligue 1 (49) and Colombia’s Primera A (57).

Aguilar spent the past three seasons with Deportivo Cali, playing 62 matches and scoring twice.

WATCH: Aguilar's First Interview with FCD

Name: Abel Aguilar
Pronunciation: ah-BELL ah-ghih-LAHR
Position: Midfielder
DOB: January 6, 1985 (33)
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Transaction: FC Dallas signs midfielder Abel Aguilar.