Franco Escobar

Franco Escobar
Franco Escobar
Franco Escobar
Real Name: Franco Escobar
HT: 5' 11"
Age: 25 (02/21/1995)
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Hometown: Rosario, Argentina

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from Newell's Old Boys on Dec. 8, 2017.

A young, versatile defender, Escobar made an immediate impact in his first season with Atlanta United. The Argentine defender started 20 matches during the regular season, making a total of 22 appearances. He was used at right back early that year, before making a tactical switch to a new position, right wing back, later on. In 2019, he saw time at center back and right back, helping anchor a defense that had a league-high 14 clean sheets. 

OUTSIDE MLS: A native of Rosario, Argentina, Escobar has made 34 career appearances in the Argentine Primera Division, all for Newell's. He made his professional debut in June 2015 and helped his club qualify for the Copa Sudamericana in the 2016-17 season.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Atlanta United16160137627024081
2019Atlanta United25221201237231190
2018Atlanta United222011789014332270
Career Totals-6358251775285873241
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