Graduate Toronto FC Academy player signs with a Croatian team

GNK Dinamo v Ballkani: Group C - UEFA Europa Conference League 2023/24
GNK Dinamo v Ballkani: Group C - UEFA Europa Conference League 2023/24 / Pixsell/MB Media/GettyImages
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Adding another player to your radar, former Toronto FC academy graduate and promising striker Lucas Ozimec, announced tonight that he has signed a contract with Dinamo Zagreb, currently holding the third position in the top-tier league.

Taking to his Instagram, the young talent shared the exciting news: "I am proud to announce that I have signed for Dinamo Zagreb. I am excited to take this next step in my career and would like to thank my family, friends, coaches, mentors, and teammates who have supported me. 💙AJMO DINAMO💙NEMA PREDAJE💙" . The heartfelt message marks a significant milestone in Ozimec's career, signifying a new chapter with Dinamo Zagreb.

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Lucas Ozimec's roots run deep, with proficiency in both English and Croatian. Born to a father from Burlington and a mother from Etobicoke, he kicked off his soccer journey at the age of four with Oakville SC. His childhood idols encompassed stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modrić, Erling Haaland, and Jonathan David. He also liked teams as Toronto FC, Dinamo Zagreb, and Real Madrid. Other favorites were Usain Bolt, Luka Doncic, and Michael Jordan.

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