How Acquired: Trade with FC Dallas on Monday, December 9, 2013
Jackson enters his first season with Toronto FC, after he was acquired in a trade with the FC Dallas on December 9, 2013. Jackson recently completed his fourth season in Major League Soccer (MLS), all with FC Dallas. Prior to joining FC Dallas and MLS, Jackson began his career with Brazilian club São Paulo FC in 2007. He made his professional debut for the First Team at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro against Fluminense FC. He was part of the club’s 2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A title winning side. During his time at Sao Paulo, Jackson went on four separate loan deals with clubs in his native Brazil.