MLS and World Cup: Román Torres’s showcase

Román Torres
  • @SoundersFC

The central defender of the Panamanian football team, Román Torres, can be proud of having a wonderful year, after leading his home team to its first World Cup, while in the American Major League Soccer he is consolidated as one of the most important players of the Seattle Sounders.

The 31-year-old player, born in Panama City, has a 14-year experience in professional football, and has participated in the leagues of our country (Chepo and San Francisco), Colombia (Cortuluá, Equidad, Junior and Atlético Nacional), and MLS (Seattle Sounders).

With the Seattle team, which he joined in 2015, he has won a championship and a sub-championship, with a performance that has earned him a contractual renewal for the next two seasons, as the player announced on social networks some days ago.

In 421 matches as a professional, he has 26 goals scored and seven different titles in the leagues where he has played.

His physical strength has earned him the nickname of "Muralla Torres". He debuted with the national team in 2005, and his most important goal was scored on October 10 last year leading Panama to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and qualify for Russia 2018.

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