EDINBURG, Texas (Friday, Mar. 19, 2021) – The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros announced today that the club has signed midfielder Christian Sorto for the 2021 USL Championship season.
“Christian is a talented and promising player who brings great options for the Toros,” said Wilmer Cabrera, RGV FC Head Coach and Sporting Director. “He has experience playing in the USL, but we are looking for him to excel and push into the next level this season.”
Sorto previously played for Loudoun United FC over the past two USL Championship seasons. The 21-year-old made four starts in nine appearances during the 2020 campaign, recording 391 minutes of action. Sorto totaled seven shots, five on target and tallied an assist. The midfielder also notched nine key passes and posted a passing accuracy rate of 72.4 percent.
In 2019, Sorto made nine appearances for Loudoun, making four starts while notching two goals and two assists. Both goals came in a 2-1 win over Atlanta United 2 on Jun. 28, 2019, as he earned his Championship debut.
Due to his impressive performance, Sorto traveled with D.C. United in a friendly match against Bermuda national team on Nov. 16, 2019, where he came off the bench in the 65th minute and the club earned a 4-2 win. Prior to signing with Loudoun, Sorto was a member of D.C. United’s academy.
TRANSACTION: Rio Grande Valley FC signed midfielder Christian Sorto.
ABOUT RIO GRANDE VALLEY FC
The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros (RGV FC) enter their sixth season in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship in 2021. The club plays at H-E-B Park, a state-of-the-art soccer specific stadium that holds 9,700 people, the club trains in H-E-B Park's world class training facility adjacent to the stadium. RGV FC is the only professional soccer team located within the Rio Grande Valley. In 2016, RGV FC became USL's first team to develop a hybrid affiliation model with a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. This partnership, with Houston Dynamo FC, began in 2016. The relationship has now evolved into a more traditional USL/MLS affiliation where RGV FC manages all aspects of the club and the Dynamo are able to loan players to the Toros for development purposes. For more information, please visit www.RGVFC.com.
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