HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Colorado Rapids on January 26, 2016.
The versatile 33-year-old has operated at left back or center back throughout his career in England. Known as a physically imposing defender who can contribute on set pieces, Figueroa was an essential part of the Dallas backline in their 2016 campaign, with his versatility coming in handy as they balanced three competitions. He started all 28 regular season games he played in 2016 and added an assist. Scored one goal in 10 appearances, all starts, for Colorado after arriving in August 2015.
INTERNATIONAL: Figueroa has amassed 113 caps for Honduras, scoring four 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.