HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Velez Sarsfield and signed on September 2, 2020.
Barreal is a winger with loads of potential who will be looking to make an impact with FC Cincy.
INTERNATIONAL: He has represented Argentina’s youth national team and competed with the U-20s in the 2018 COTIF tournament in Valencia, Spain. Barreal made five appearances, all starts, scoring two goals as Argentina went on to win the tournament.
OUTSIDE MLS: The winger has made 18 appearances, including two starts, with Vélez Sarsfield across all competitions since 2018. After coming up through the Vélez Sarsfield academy, Barreal made his professional debut in an Argentine Primera División match against Boca Juniors on Sept. 2, 2018. He recorded his first-ever professional goal against River Plate on Feb. 4, 2019.