HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from Gremio using Targeted Allocation Money on Dec. 21, 2018.
A center back with technical ability and experience in both the Brazilian top flight and Copa Libertadores, Bressan figures to compete for a starting spot in North Texas.
OUTSIDE MLS: Spent the last 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.