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23 December 8:29 pm

The Houston Dynamo signed Mexico international forward Erick “Cubo” Torres as a Designated Player on December 23. As part of the agreement, Torres will be loaned to his boyhood club, Chivas de Guadalajara, for the spring season in Liga MX. Torres will join the Dynamo full-time at the conclusion of the 2015 Torneo Clausura, which runs from January 9 – May 10. Here is some history on the man they call “Cubo”:

  • Erick is often called “Cubo” due to the large, cubical shape of his head. He also has a reputation for good aerial ability and scoring goals using said large head.
  • The 21-year-old is also known for his “robot” goal celebration, which he picked up off of EA Sports' FIFA video games.
  • Torres scored 15 goals in 29 games in 2014, a Chivas USA club record for a single season that was previously held by Ante Razov.
  • Cubo scored 22 goals in 44 appearances in one and a half seasons with Chivas USA, the most goals by a Mexican-born player in MLS history.  
  • The striker made his Mexico national team debut in September 2014 against Bolivia and scored his first goal for El Tri against Panama a month later, a game-winning goal in the 89th minute.
  • A Guadalajara native, Torres made his Mexican Primera Division debut with Chivas in November 2010 at age 17.
  • In his first Súper Clásico, between Mexican super clubs Chivas and Club América, Torres scored the opening goal in a 3-0 win on April 11, 2011.
  • Torres scored six goals in 15 games in the 2011 Clausura season as Chivas reached the semifinals of the Liga MX playoffs.
  • At 18, he was the youngest member of the squad at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup as Mexico finished in third place. Torres appeared in seven games and scored one goal.
  • In November 2014, Torres scored five goals in four appearances—including two goals in the final versus Venezuela—as the Mexico U-21s won the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games.
  • In 2013, Torres scored six goals in his first seven games in MLS.
  • In 2014, Torres scored in each of the first four games of the season and had eight goals through ten games.
  • Torres was a 2014 MLS-All Star and assisted on Bradley Wright-Phillips’ equalizing goal against Bayern Munich.
17 December 9:46 am

Tune in tonight from 7-9 p.m. for a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College, on Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM. 

Dynamo broadcaster Glenn Davis will speak with Dynamo defender DaMarcus Beasley following his announcement of retirement from the U.S. national team on Monday. Dash head coach Randy Waldrum will also join the show to discuss the offseason and his run to the brink of the Women's World Cup with Trinidad & Tobago.  

The call-in number for the show is 713-439-1560.

Click here to listen to a live stream.

15 December 3:28 pm

Hear from our newest homegrown player Memo Rodriguez as he talks about his journey through Dynamo Academy, training with the First Team and his biggest soccer influences.

11 December 11:11 am

The new Dynamo GM gives a little insight into his first few weeks on the job, discussing the move to Texas, scouting trips overseas and USL Pro plans for the future.

09 December 3:01 pm

Tune in tonight from 7-9 p.m. for a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College, on Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM. 

Matt Pedersen subs in for Glenn Davis and will speak with Dynamo president Chris Canetti about the appointment of Owen Coyle as head coach and Sports Illustrated writer Avi Creditor about Wednesday's Expansion Draft.

Also, the show will re-air Glenn's interviews with Coyle and Dynamo VP/GM Matt Jordan from Tuesday's episode of Soccer Matters. 

The call-in number for the show is 713-439-1560

Click here to listen to a live stream.

09 December 10:19 am

The Houston Dynamo announce Owen Coyle as the second head coach in club history.

05 December 4:21 pm

Check in with Kofi Sarkodie as he gives an inside look into his offseason training routine and what he expects in 2015. 

05 December 2:17 pm

Watch the press conference as Memo Rodriguez is announced as the sixth homegrown signing in club history.

04 December 1:48 pm

We've just added one more way for you to get up close and personal with your favorite soccer team.

We'll give you behind-the-scenes looks at everything going on in the world of the Dynamo, special offers, player takeovers and more. To get started, open Snapchat and search for houston.dynamo on the "Add Friends" page. Then add us as a friend.

Giles Barnes takes over the account on Friday for Dynamo Celebration, so make sure you add us to follow his night at our annual party.

04 December 10:35 am

Dynamo broadcaster Glenn Davis is back on the air tonight with a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College. The show will air on Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM from 7-9 p.m.

Listen in as Glenn talks with Dynamo forward Will Bruin, director of youth development James Clarkson and Texas A&M women's soccer head coach G Guerrieri ahead of their trip to the Women's College Cup this weekend.

The call-in number for the show is 713-439-1560.

Click here to listen to a live stream.