Atlanta United announced today that Ezequiel Barco, Franco Escobar and Eric Remedi have become U.S. permanent residents and no longer occupy international spots on the club’s roster.
Atlanta acquired Barco from Club Atlético Independiente of the Argentine Superliga on January 19, 2018. The Argentine scored four goals and added three assists in each of his first two MLS seasons and was named to the MLS All-Star Team in both 2018 and 2019. Barco made 26 appearances across all competitions in 2019 and recorded four goals and eight assists. Barco, 20, has made 14 appearances with Argentina’s U-20 National Team and scored twice and added two assists in four games at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.