HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on February 2, 2016.
Burgos is a 27-year old midfielder who arrives in Atlanta with experience in each of the three top leagues in the United States and Canada, as well as professional experience abroad and six caps for the El Salvador National Team.
INTERNATIONAL: Made his international debut on June 31, 2014.
OUTSIDE MLS: Burgos debuted in the NASL with the Atlanta Silverbacks in 2014, scoring three goals and tallying two assists in just 844 minutes of league play. In Atlanta’s run to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup that season, Burgos scored three goals and recorded three assists in four matches. After starting 2015 with the USL’s Orange County Blues, Burgos re-signed with the Silverbacks in July of last year and quickly established himself again as one of the top players in the NASL. In 17 games with Atlanta last season, Burgos scored four goals and recorded six assists. His free kick goal against the San Antonio Scorpions on August 8 was voted by fans as the Goal of the Year in the NASL. He spent the 2016 season with the Tampa Bay Rowdies.