Toronto FC announced Thursday that the club has signed defender Johan Brunell. He will be added to the roster upon receipt of his ITC (International Transfer Certificate) and work permit.
Brunell, 25, joins Toronto FC after most recently playing for Finnish club, FF Jaro. Brunell joined FF Jaro in 2010 and played his first five seasons (2011-15) in the Veikkausliiga (First Division) making a combined 70 appearances, scoring 5 goals. The club played in the Ykkönen (Second Division) in 2016 and Brunell made 20 appearances. In six seasons, Brunell made a combined 101 appearances with 5 goals for FF Jaro.
Brunell joined Toronto FC as a trialist ahead of the 2017 pre-season camp in Los Angles, California.
TRANSACTION: Toronto FC signs defender Johan Brunell
Weight: 178 lbs
Birthdate: May 29, 1991 (Age – 25)
Birth Place: Jakobstad, Finland
Last Club: FF Jaro
Pronunciation: “Yo-han Bruh-nell”