Real Name: Matheus Simonete Bressanelli
HT: 6' 0" WT: 174
Age: 28 (01/15/1993)
Birthplace: Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul
Hometown: Caxias do Sul, Brazil

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from Gremio using Targeted Allocation Money on Dec. 21, 2018. Re-signed for 2021 with club options for 2022 and 2023 on Dec. 21, 2020

A center back with technical ability and experience in both the Brazilian top flight and Copa Libertadores, Bressan was originally signed from Gremio with Targeted Allocation Money ahead of the 2019 season. He’s appeared in 18 games each of the last two seasons, adding one goal and two assists during that span.

OUTSIDE MLS: Spent six seasons with Brazilian giants Gremio, where he has appeared in 157 games across all competitions. Was part of the squad that lifted the 2017 Copa Libertadores trophy and reached the semifinals of the 2018 tournament. Has also played for Flamengo and Juventude in his native Brazil, as well as Peñarol in Uruguay.

INTERNATIONAL: Was part of the Brazilian Under-22 team that went to the 2015 Pan American Games in Canada, where he had four appearances. 

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020FC Dallas1811011671419040
2019FC Dallas18121111918521010
Career Totals-362312286212630050
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