Luca de la Torre, Celta Vigo

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The Basics

Age: 24
Club: Celta Vigo, La Liga
Position: Central midfielder
Loves to: Push the game forward

In One play


If you remember one thing about Luca de la Torre, remember that he is all about moving the ball forward. At 24, De la Torre is an aggressive, forward-thinking central midfielder who played in England and the Netherlands before moving to Celta Vigo in Spain. De la Torre’s comfort on the ball and his energy in transition make him a valuable midfielder in the modern game. He’s one of the most entertaining American players to watch overseas.