Toronto FC announced Friday that the club has signed free agent defender Jason Hernandez.
“Jason was an important member of our club last season both on and off the field. He is an experienced veteran that provides us with another strong defender to an already excellent group,” said Toronto FC Sr. Vice-President, Soccer Operations & General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko. “We remained in contact with Jason throughout the offseason regarding his return and we are pleased to bring him back to TFC.”
Hernandez, 34, made 10 combined appearances across all competitions (MLS regular season, Canadian Championship and USL regular season) for both Toronto FC and Toronto FC II last season. This year will mark his 14th season in Major League Soccer having previously played for MetroStars, Chivas USA, San Jose Earthquakes and New York City FC. In 13 seasons, Hernandez has made a combined 293 appearances in MLS regular season and MLS Cup Playoffs.
TRANSACTION: Toronto FC sign defender Jason Hernandez
JASON HERNANDEZ #12
Weight: 170 lbs
Birthdate: August 26, 1983 (Age – 34)
Birth Place: New York, NY
Last Club: New York City FC