Player Details

Name

Erick Torres

Height

5' 11"

Weight

170 lbs

Date of Birth

1.19.1993 (28)

Birthplace

Guadalajara, Mexico

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Re-signed on Feb. 3, 2021

Torres, 28, joined Atlanta during 2020 after star forward Josef Martinez went down with a torn ACL. Torres had a goal and assist in 13 appearances (four starts) after arriving. He'll take on a more direct role working alongside academy players and staff.

OUTSIDE MLS: Torres began his professional career with Chivas Guadalajara in 2010 after rising through its academy where he was a member since 2001. He made his professional debut in November 2010 as a 17-year-old and proceeded to score six goals while adding five assists in 15 appearances in the Liga MX Clausura, finishing second on the team in scoring behind Marco Fabián. He followed his debut season with five goals in 10 appearances in the 2011 Liga MX Apertura season. Torres featured in 84 matches for Chivas across all competitions and scored 20 goals with 14 assists. Before signing with the Five Stripes, he spent the last two years playing in Liga MX, most recently with Club Tijuana where he scored seven goals in 37 appearances across all competitions. Prior to Tijuana, Torres spent the 2018 season with UNAM Pumas where he scored two goals in eight appearances.

INTERNATIONAL: Has earned three caps and scored one goal for the senior Mexican National Team. Was the youngest player on the Mexico squad that won 3rd place at the 2011 U-20 World Cup.

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