HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Pogon Szczecin and signed to a Designated Player contract on Dec. 20, 2019.
Buksa is the latest in a long line of talented Polish strikers, following in the footsteps of Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, Napoli's Arkadiusz Milik and AC Milan's Krzysztof Piatek. Last season he finished as Pogon's top scorer with 11 goals.
INTERNATIONAL: Buksa has represented Poland at multiple youth levels — Under-21, Under-19 and Under-17. In November 2018, he earned his first call up to Poland's senior team for a UEFA Nations League match but did not take the field.
OUTSIDE MLS: Buksa bagged 22 goals in 52 appearances (47 starts) for Polish top-flight team Pogon Szczecin. After finishing as top scorer for his club last season, Buksa has continued his fine form in 2019-20, with seven goals in 18 appearances. All told, he has 28 goals in 98 appearances (64 starts) and a further 11 assists.