HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Sao Paulo with an option to buy on Feb. 13, 2018. Option exercised on Dec. 17, 2018.
Auro is a young and versatile defender that should provide TFC with lineup flexibility, both on the the left and right side.
INTERNATIONAL: Auro has represented his native Brazil at both the U-17 and U-20 youth levels.
OUTSIDE MLS: Auro made a combined 34 appearances in Brazil’s Serie A and the Campeonato Paulista in three seasons with São Paulo. He has spent time on loan at Clube Atlético Linense (2016) and most recently in 2017 with América Futebol Clube (America-MG). With América-MG, he made a combined 14 appearances between Brazil’s Serie B, Primeira Liga and Mineiro 1 competitions. Auro returned to São Paulo earlier this year after his loan had ended.