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Toronto FC have sold Sebastian Giovinco to Saudi Arabian club

By on January 31, 2019
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It’s the end of an era in Toronto.

Toronto FC confirmed Wednesday that they have sold the Italian midfielder to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal for a transfer fee of approximately $11.5 million per season.

The 32-year old signed with TFC back in January 2015, and had spent the past four seasons with the MLS club. During his tenure, he scored 83 combined goals in 142 appearances, won the MLS MVP (2015), and led the club to two MLS Cup Final appearances, one MLS Cup title, one CONCACAF Champions League final appearances and three Canadian Championships.

“This was an extremely emotional transaction for our club. We’d like to thank Seba for all he did for TFC during his time with the club. He gave our fans many thrilling moments during his four years, especially during our championship season in 2017,” said Toronto FC president Bill Manning in a news release.

“He leaves Toronto as the greatest player in club history. We wish Seba and his family nothing but the best as he begins a new chapter.”

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