Toronto FC have signed Paul Rothrock and Adam Pearlman on short-term loan deals from Toronto FC II, the club announced today.
Under MLS rules, the short-term deal allows clubs to sign players on loan from their affiliate MLS NEXT Pro for MLS, US Open Cup, Concacaf Champions League, Canadian Championship and Premier League matches. exhibition.
Rothrock, 23, has been called up to the first team twice this season and made his debut for Toronto FC against Vancouver Whitecaps on May 8. He signed with TFC II on May 18, 2021 and made his debut for the Young Reds against FC Tucson on May 26. In two seasons (2021, 2022) with Toronto FC II, he scored seven goals and played in 17 games. He was originally selected 64th overall (third round) by Toronto FC in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas in January.
Pearlman, 17, signed his first professional contract with Toronto FC II on April 8, 2021 and made his debut for TFC II against New York City FC II on April 10. He represented the Toronto FC Academy in the Ontario Player Development League and US Soccer Development. Academy in the U-12 to U-19 age groups from 2016 to 2021. He also participated in the 2018 U-13 CONCACAF Champions League with the TFC Academy in Toluca, Mexico. He originally joined the Toronto FC Academy in October 2016.