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By San Antonio FC Communications, 01/22/20, 11:00AM CST


Veteran Joins SAFC after Three Seasons in MLS

San Antonio FC has signed midfielder Victor “PC” Giro for the 2020 USL Championship season pending league and federation approval, the team announced today. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"As a staff, we are very excited to welcome PC to the SAFC Family,” said SAFC Head Coach Alen Marcina. “PC brings notable playing experience, fierce competitiveness and a proactive mindset in and out of possession. PC demands high-level performance of himself and teammates and will serve as an essential component of the on-field team identity." 

PC joins SAFC after spending the 2019 season with the Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS) where he compiled 812 minutes played in 18 appearances while adding one assist. Prior to his time in Vancouver, the Brazilian spent two seasons from 2017-18 with Orlando City SC, making over 20 appearances between the first-team and the club’s USL affiliate.

The 25-year-old also made 45 appearances across parts of two seasons with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers (NASL) before being sold to the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) in the middle of the 2016 season. PC would go on to make 14 appearances for Tampa Bay while adding one goal and one assist to close the season for the Rowdies. Overall, the midfielder recorded nine goals and eight assists in 59 NASL matches with the two clubs.   

“I’m very happy to be part of San Antonio FC and very excited to start the preseason and play for this team,” said PC. “I hope we have a fantastic and blessed year with many good results for our fans, and I am so thankful again for this opportunity.”

PC is a youth product of the famous Corinthians academy in his native Brazil and made his debut for the Corinthians B team in 2013. While with Corinthians, PC also spent time on loan with Beleneses of the Portuguese first division.

PC will wear No. 6 for San Antonio FC.

San Antonio FC is currently preparing for the upcoming USL Championship season, and fans can purchase 2020 season tickets by calling or texting the SAFC sales office at 210-444-5657 or by visiting Supporters can also follow the club by liking San Antonio FC on Facebook (@SAFCUSL), as well as following the team on Twitter (@SanAntonioFC) and Instagram (@sanantoniofc).

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