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Big Read: Ranking Toronto FC’s rising stars

TORONTO, Canada—Welcome to the first ever Waking The Red Toronto FC Rising Star Rankings!

We’ve heard it by now: the front office’s investment heavily into youth player development.

This past offseason, designated Player Pablo Piatti aside, TFC general manager Ali Curtis added four new faces to the senior roster: three homegrown signings from their academy and a 22-year-old MLS SuperDraft pick in Achara.

Perhaps it’s the cost of retaining their core players under a salary cap, but now more than ever, the team has shown the initiative to include their younger talent in the conversation.