The biggest hit to the passing market for the 2022 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS) gave it Toronto fc when announcing the signing of the Italian striker Lorenzo Insigne, which will come to the end of the current season of A series, where he plays in the Napoli.
The 30-year-old attacker will be highest paid footballer in history of the American league, since for his contract that will run until December 2027, he will receive a salary per season of $ 12 million, plus an additional $ 4.5 million for objectives.
Beyond how important the hiring of Insigne by Toronto fc, what is powerfully striking is the way the Canadian franchise set its interest in the forward, as recognized by the president of the institution, Bill manning.
The amazing way Toronto FC signed Insigne
“Last summer I went to Transfermarkt and consulted the list of the Italian National Team that had just won the Eurocup to see which players ended the contract. Y Lorenzo Insigne was one of the few who were about to end their contract“said the executive, who, seeing that he was free in June, began negotiations.
“After looking at the list, I started to list the players that I identified as world class and that I thought would have market value and Lorenzo Insigne was the first name on that list. He will be a player that people will want to come to see at the stadium“, sentenced the president of Toronto FC.