HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Olympique Lyonnais and signed to a two-year contract, with two option years, on Jan. 25, 2020. Brault-Guillard was on loan with the Impact in 2019.
Brault-Guillard is a young Franco-Quebecois defensive fullback who has the chance to grow as a professional in 2020.
INTERNATIONAL: Brault-Guillard has played two games with the Canadian national team, making his senior debut on October 16, 2018, against Dominica in a Concacaf Nations League qualifying game. He had played three games with the U20 team in the 2017 Concacaf U20 Championship, in Costa Rica. He joined the Canadian program in 2016 at the age of 17.
OUTSIDE MLS: Brault-Guillard, 20, had been captain of Olympique Lyonnais' reserve team since August 2018, in the Championnat national 2, after signing his first professional first team contract with the Ligue 1 side in May 2018. He had also worn the captain's armband while playing with the U19 team. He started five games in the 2016 UEFA Youth League, with OL facing Juventus, Sevilla and Dinamo Zagreb in the U19 tournament. Born in Haiti and then adopted by a Quebecois and French couple, Brault-Guillard was raised in Montreal until the age of seven before moving to France. He spent time with youth clubs Lagnieu and Ain Sud, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, before entering the Olympique Lyonnais academy with the U13 team.