HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from Herediano on Jan. 18, 2019. Signed to a multi-year contract extension on November 7, 2019.
Cruz is a tenacious central midfielder, with the Costa Rican likened to a "Tico Kante" for his skills at winning the ball and tidy play to facilitate transition play for his teammates.
INTERNATIONAL: Has 17 caps with the Costa Rican national team, scoring a pair of goals. Was also a Costa Rican international at U-23 level.