RENTON, WASH. – Seattle Sounders FC has loaned midfielder/forward David Estrada to the Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League, the club announced today.
Estrada, 26, has started 18 of 40 appearances in his five seasons with Sounders FC, scoring five goals. He became the third player in club history to score a hat trick when he struck for three goals against Toronto FC on March 14, 2012. Estrada’s last appearance was October 19, 2013, playing the final 21 minutes as a second-half substitute at FC Dallas and matching his career-high with 17 appearances last season. Sounders FC originally selected Estrada with the 11th overall pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft on January 14, 2010.
Estrada made five appearances for Sounders FC in the 2014 preseason, logging 160 minutes with one goal.