HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Queens Park Rangers and signed to a two-year deal with an option for a third on Jan. 18, 2018.
Petrasso is a young Canadian international who can multiple positions but should strengthen the Impact's depth at fullback in 2018.
INTERNATIONAL: Petrasso has played eight games with the Canadian national team, including seven starts, mostly at right-back. He made his senior debut with the Reds at the age of 20, on June 3, 2016, against Azerbaijan. He recently took part in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in the United States, starting all four games during the tournament. He had previously played five games with the Canadian U23 team, and represented Canada at the CONCACAF U20 Championship in 2013 and 2015, and at the 2011 FIFA U17 World Cup, in Mexico.
OUTSIDE MLS: Petrasso, 22, was part of English club Queens Park Rangers F.C. for the last six years, appearing in 11 games in the Championship, England's second division, in one FA Cup game and one EFL Cup game. Following a spell of loans, he also recorded five goals and two assists in 29 League One games, England's third division, and played a total of 1,903 minutes for Oldham Athletic, Coventry City, Leyton Orient and Notts County. He also took part in five FA Cup games, one EFL Cup game and three EFL Trophy games.