HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on Feb. 7, 2019.
Polenta is a strong and gifted central defender in his prime that the Galaxy believe can become a top defender in Major League Soccer. He has experience playing in Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.
INTERNATIONAL: Polenta has represented Uruguay on various youth levels and earned various call ups to the senior Uruguay National Team. Since 2008, he has played for the Uruguay U-17, U-20 and U-23 sides, making 37 total appearances and featuring the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the 2011 U-20 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.