HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on August 2, 2016.
Paparatto is an experienced center back who spent two seasons with the Portland Timbers. He was a part of the Timbers side that took home the 2015 MLS Cup.
OUTSIDE MLS: Paparatto began his career in 2005 at the age of 21 with Lanús of the Argentine first division. The defender transferred to Tigre, also of the Argentine first division, in 2007. In a seven-year stint with Tigre, Paparatto made over 120 appearances. Since departing MLS this past offseason, Paparatto has appeared five times (450 minutes) for Atlético Rafaela of the Argentine first division.