San Antonio – San Antonio FC announced Saturday that the club has transferred forward Erik Hartado to Major League Soccer side DC United. Per team policy, the terms of the transfer were not disclosed.
Furtado signed a 25-day contract with San Antonio on April 12 and has appeared in two of his most recent league games against Louisville City FC and Phoenix Rising FC, both times as a substitute. The 32-year-old has recorded his four shots and his one on target in the SAFC.
“The acquisition of an experienced MLS forward in Eric will give us significant depth,” said Dave Kasper, DC United President of Football Operations. “Eric is a great competitor who will not make the playoffs and we look forward to integrating him into our group.”
Prior to joining San Antonio, he played 10 seasons in the MLS after being selected 5th overall by Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. Furtado scored his first goal in his flight to the top on May 10, 2014, in his 1–0 victory over Columbus Crew SC, scoring in four straight games.
In his six seasons in Vancouver, Hartado has scored 17 goals and 14 assists in 127 appearances in all competitions. Then Sporting he played for Kansas City, Club Defoot he Montreal and Columbus before joining San Antonio this month.