Toronto's newest signing revealed that top-flight Leganes were among the teams in Spain and Portugal bidding for the 22-year-old's services. Instead, the product of Brazilian giants São Paulo chose a path he believes more of his compatriots will follow.
“Some of the young boys in Brazil know this league will be the best in the world in the future,” Auro told The Sun through a translator.
"I really like this team. It’s a really skillful team,” he added. “I enjoyed training. I hope for TFC to have a better season this year than last year, if it’s possible.”
And there's one more interesting twist: you might be surprised to learn who gave Toronto a glowing recommendation. Read more about it in The Sun.