SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio FC announced on Thursday it had acquired forward Jordan Perruzza on loan from Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, pending league and federation approval, the club announced today. Per team policy, the terms of the loan were not announced.
Perruzza re-joins SAFC after originally joining the club on loan in September of last season and playing the last five matches of the regular season campaign. In five games, the forward scored three goals, recorded 18 shots and added 10 shots on target in 292 minutes. In addition, Perruzza played 120 minutes in the lone SAFC playoff match against New Mexico United.
“We are thrilled to welcome back Jordan Perruzza to the SAFC family and thankful to Toronto FC for conducting the loan,” said SAFC Head Coach Alen Marcina. “Jordan is an exceptional talent who performed very well for us last season. He has demonstrated the ability to create and score goals, he is committed to our game model pressing actions, and he always competes and gives everything for the team.”
Perruzza was signed by Toronto FC in August of 2020 as the 24th Homegrown signing in team history. He made his MLS debut in April while also appearing for Toronto in the Concacaf Champions League this season.
The 20-year-old spent the 2019 season with Toronto FC II in USL League One, putting together an MVP-caliber campaign. In 24 games with Toronto, he scored 15 goals and recorded two assists and 19 key passes and was named to the League One All-League First Team. In addition, Perruzza was one of four finalists for the 2019 League One Young Player of the Year award.
“I am excited to be back in San Antonio and grateful to the SAFC coaching staff,” said Perruzza. “We have some unfinished business to take care of from last season, and I can’t wait to get started.”