Signed to a five-year Designated Player deal by the Houston Dynamo on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Part of the deal is a loan stint with Chivas Guadalajara, where Torres got his professional start.
Beginning in July 2013, “Cubo” played a season-and-a-half on loan to now defunct MLS side Chivas USA from Club Deportivo Chivas de Guadalajara. Torres was an impact forward, setting a new mark for goals by a Mexican-born player in MLS (22) after a 15-goal season in 2014 that saw him finish amon the league's best goal scorers.
Torres made his professional debut with Guadalajara in Mexico’s Primera Division in 2010 at the age of 17 and recorded 14 goals in nearly four seasons with the Rebaño Sagrado. In 2012, Torres participated in the prestigious Copa Libertadores as well as the CONCACAF Champions League. Torres was also part of Guadalajara’s U-20 team that was crowned champion in 2013.
On the international level, Torres made his Mexican national team debut in September 2014 and scored his first senior goal a month later against Panama. The perennial Mexican youth national team star also starred for Mexico's Under-21 team at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, where Mexico took the gold medal.
Torres was also part of Mexico’s U-20 National Team in the 2011 World Cup, where the center forward helped lead El Tri to a historic third-place finish in Colombia.