Soccer

Crew sign 25-year-old Argentine midfielder Sanchez

{eot}
Associated Press
2/8/2013 7:37:41 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Crew have agreed to terms with 25-year-old Argentine midfielder Matias Sanchez, who played from 2008-12 with Estudiantes of his country's Primera Division.

The 25-year-old Sanchez joins the Crew after playing 94 matches in all competitions over the past five years. The central midfielder helped the La Plata side to the 2010 Argentine Apertura and 2009 Copa Libertadores crowns.

As a result, Sanchez and Estudiantes clinched a place in the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, where they finished runner-up to FC Barcelona. Sanchez joined Estudiantes in 2008 after making 44 appearances from 2006-08 with Racing Club, where he spent his youth career.

Sanchez made 14 appearances for Argentina's U-20 National Team, helping the side win the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.

Columbus Crew (Photo: MLS)

zoom

(Photo: MLS)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Podcasts

TSN FC with Luke Wileman, Jason deVos & Kristian Jack - September 30

Luke, Jason and KJ recap a huge weekend for Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps, plus talk Barclay's Premier League and Chelsea's form.

TSN FC with Luke Wileman, Jason deVos & Kristian Jack - September 23

Luke, Jason & Kristian round up the Barclay's Premier League, Manchester United's struggles, plus MLS talk as TFC & Vancouver push for the playoffs.

TSN 690: oranges at halftime: Frank Klopas: Sept. 18

Following Wednesday night's Champions League win, we catch up with the Impact's Head Coach


More Podcasts

Premier League Shows on TSN.ca

TSN.ca is Canada's exclusive home to highlight and feature programs from the Barclay's Premier League. Check out the latest programs on VOD below.


Net Busters

See all the goals, saves, bloopers and quotes from each week

- Episode 5

Previous episodes: 4 | 3 | 2 | 1


BPL Match Pack

Weekly match preview show using interesting facts & figures

- Week 5

TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television