HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Club Atletico Torque on July 27, 2018.
A promising young Argentine with playing experience in Chile and Uruguay, Castellanos can take players on one-v-one and can either play on the wing or as a forward. He broke out in his first full season, scoring 11 goals and adding seven assists in 23 regular season starts.
OUTSIDE MLS: Castellanos spend the 12 months prior to joining NYCFC on loan from Universidad de Chile at CA Torque in Uruguay, helping the team win promotion to that country's top division and being named the Primera Division player of the month in June.
INTERNATIONAL: Castellanos was called into the Argentine U-23 national team. He's made six appearances and helped the team qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics.