Raise your hands if you thought Domenico Criscito would be Toronto’s FC most impactful Italian player thus far.
That statement comes down to interpretation, of course, plus Criscito has the advantage of arriving first among the team's newcomers from Italy. But his effectiveness in just six appearances (five starts) in all competitions can’t go unnoticed.
Criscito is already involved in a promising-looking triangle on the left and is arguably TFC’s best defender despite logging less than 500 minutes. That small sample size still reveals a lot of what we can expect from the veteran for the rest of the season, though.
Here’s an in-depth look at Criscito’s impact with TFC so far.