HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired on a season-long loan from River Plate Montevideo on April 9, 2016. Signed permanently on Jan. 4, 2016.
Techera is a technical, speedy winger capable of both scoring and setting up his teammates. The Uruguayan makes up for his small frame with speed and an ability to withstand physical play from opposing defenders. He's put up nine goals and seven assists in 51 appearances (36 starts) over his first two MLS seasons.
OUTSIDE MLS: Began his career at River Plate Montevideo in his native Uruguay in April 2010 at age 17. Featured in the Copa Sudamericana with that club, and won the 2015 Amway Canadian Championship with Vancouver.
NOTES: Was a member of Uruguayan powerhouse Peñarol's academy.