Columbus Crew sign Argentine midfielder Santiago Prim

Crew add Santiago Prim to one of their international roster spots and announce Danny O'Rourke has been added to the disabled list.
The Columbus Crew announced today that they have signed Argentine midfielder Santiago Prim to one of their international roster spots.

“Prim is a talented young player,” said Crew head coach Robert Warzycha. “He has a lot of potential. He can shoot from distance and his work rate is very good. He is a good midfielder who can really change the game when he’s on the field.”

The 20-year-old Campana, Argentina, native signs with the Crew after playing the last two seasons at San Lorenzo de Almagro where he made his professional debut on Sept. 26, 2009 in a 3-2 win over Tigre of Victoria.

Prim joined Columbus on trial during their preseason training in Arizona, where he appeared in five game and impressed the teams technical staff.

However, the news of this signing doesn't come without a down side, the Crew also announced today that Danny O'Rourke will be headed to the disabled list while he continues to recover from his left knee surgery last November.

Follow on to get the latest soccer news directly. Check out's page; be part of the best soccer fan community in the world!