Valour FC sign Canadian defender Rocco Romeo

Valour FC today announce the team has signed Canadian defender Rocco Romeo.

Romeo, 21, joins Valour FC after spending the previous season with the club on loan from Toronto FC (MLS) where he made 18 appearances, totalling 1,620 minutes played and two goals.

“Rocco is extremely passionate and plays with passion and determination,” said Valour FC Head Coach & GM Phillip Dos Santos. “He’s an extremely positive influence in the locker room and has a huge margin to grow and progress. He’s a fantastic professional and we’re excited to see him grow in this environment.”

The defender was a part of the Toronto FC youth system since 2014, making 33 appearances with Toronto FC III (League1 Ontario) and 25 appearances with Toronto FC II (USL).

Internationally, Romeo represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship. In 2018, the defender was named to the Canadian U20 squad for the 2018 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and in 2020, was named to the Canadian U-23 provincial roster for the 2020 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship.