Steven Beitashour Joins Toronto FC
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Toronto FC has acquired right back Steven Beitashour from the Vancouver Whitecaps for a draft pick.
Beitashour, who joined the Whitecaps in 2014 after playing five seasons with his hometown San Jose Eathquakes, had his contract option declined by the Whitecaps last week, according to TSN.
The 28-year-old has two goals and 24 assists over 141 career MLS games with the Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes.
Steven (Mehrdad) Beitashour was a member of Iran football team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad. He was an unused substitute in all three matches and was not called into Iran's squad for the 2015 Asian Cup.
Beitashour has played six times for the Iranian national football team, also known as Team Melli.