Toronto FC sends Plata

Updated: January 30, 2013, 12:20 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Toronto FC has traded winger Joao Plata to Real Salt Lake for a second-round draft pick.

Toronto sent the 20-year-old Plata out to loan in his native Ecuador last season.

The 5-foot-2, 135-pound Plata scored 10 goals and added nine assists in 52 appearances in all competitions for Toronto.

Toronto announced the deal Wednesday.


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