HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on a permanent transfer from Palmeiras on December 5, 2019.
From championship experience to midfield leadership, Thiago brings so much to FC Dallas. He is someone who can make an immediate impact for FCD in central midfield.
OUTSIDE MLS: Santos joins FC Dallas after spending five seasons in the Brazilian first division, Campeonato Brasileiro, competing for Palmerias since 2015. He has also played for América-MG from 2014-2015. Santos has six goals in 180 appearances for the Brazilian club and was a critical part of Palmeiras’ 2016 and 2018 Brazilian Championship titles.