HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 30, 2019. Re-signed on Dec. 20, 2019.
The versatile veteran has operated at left back or center back throughout his career. Known as a physically imposing defender who can contribute on set pieces, he will help to add depth and solidify the Dynamo's backline in 2020.
INTERNATIONAL: Figueroa has amassed over 140 caps for Honduras, scoring five goals. He has represented his country at three Concacaf Gold Cups and started all three games in the 2015 tournament. He also appeared at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, plus the 2012 Olympics.
OUTSIDE MLS: Figueroa joined Wigan Athletic on loan in 2008 from Honduran side Olimpia but the deal was made permanent the following year. In total, Figueroa played 200 games for Wigan, scoring six goals. He has an FA Cup winners’ medal, but missed the 2013 final against Manchester City. However he did start every other game in the competition that season and scored the opening goal in the 3-0 win over Everton in the Sixth Round. He moved to Hull City that summer and played 45 games over two seasons before his release in the summer.