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LAFC Signs Colombian Forward Tomás Ángel

January 31, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Los Angeles FC News Release

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) announced today that the Club has signed Colombian forward Tomás Ángel through 2026 with a Club option through 2027. Ángel will occupy an International Roster Slot and will be added to the roster upon receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and P1 Visa.

"Tommy is a gifted and versatile attacker whom we have been monitoring for quite some time during his time with Atlético Nacional and with the Colombian National Teams," LAFC Co-President & General Manager John Thorrington said. "Tommy knows LAFC well, and we are grateful he also believes LAFC is a fantastic next step for his promising career."

Ángel, 20, joins the Black & Gold after playing the past three years with Atlético Nacional in Colombia's First Division. He made his debut for Atlético Nacional in a 5-2 win vs. Pereira on Jan 21, 2021. In his first season with Atlético Nacional's senior team, Ángel registered three appearances in the Club's run to winning the 2021 Copa Colombiana.

While with Atlético Nacional, Ángel helped the Club capture two Colombian Cup titles in 2021 and 2023, one Colombian League title in 2022 and one Colombian Super Cup Title in 2023, making 52 appearances and registering eight goals and two assists across all competitions.

Internationally, Ángel has represented the Colombian National team at the U19 and U20 levels, making his debut for the U20 team on May 31, 2022. Overall, Ángel has made 15 appearances and scored five goals for Colombia at the U20 level, including three goals in five appearances in the 2023 U-20 FIFA World Cup.

TRANSACTION: LAFC signs forward Tomás Ángel through 2026 with a Club option for 2027.


- 2x Colombian Cup Winner (2021 & 2023)

- 1X Colombian League Championship (Torneo Apertura 2022)

- 1X Superliga Colombiana Winner (2023)

- 5 appearances in FIFA U-20 World Cup

- 4 Copa Liberatores Appearances

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