D.C. United have signed MLS veteran forward and free agent Sébastien Le Toux to a one-year contract.
“Sébastien has proven over eight MLS seasons that he is a valuable asset to teams in this league,” Dave Kasper, United general manager and VP of soccer operations, said. “His tremendous work rate, ability to score and create goals along with his experience make him a great acquisition for the club.”
Since joining the league in 2009, the 33-year-old has made 247 MLS regular season appearances, scoring 57 goals and recording 57 assists. Le Toux and Landon Donovan are the only currently active MLS players to reach the 50-50 milestone in both goals and assists. The Frenchman is also one of only sixteen players to achieve the feat in the history of Major League Soccer.
Le Toux, who has played in at least 28 matches every season in MLS, has scored 12 game-winning goals and recorded 20 game-winning assists, making him one of only 12 active players to have more than ten game-winning goals and assists in a list that also includes D.C. United’s Chris Rolfe (22 GWG, 12 GWA) and Lloyd Sam (10 GWG, 10 GWA).
Last season, Le Toux made 21 appearances for the Philadelphia Union, scoring two goals and recording five assists before his transfer to Colorado in August, where he scored one goal and recorded two assists in 11 appearances for the Rapids.
Sébastien Le Toux
Hometown: Rennes, France
Previous Club: Colorado Rapids
Transaction: D.C. United sign free agent forward Sébastien Le Toux to a one-year contract.