HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on a permanent transfer from Palmeiras on December 5, 2019.
From championship experience to midfield leadership, Thiago made an immediate impact in his first season with FC Dallas a vital cog in the engine room.
OUTSIDE MLS: Santos joined 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.