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Exclusive: Barco talks about joining Atlanta United

Barco, 18, is a 5-foot-6 midfield phenom. The left-footed Barco has played for Independiente of Argentina's Primera Division. Barco has made 57 appearances for Independiente. Barco, an attacking midfielder, has scored eight goals. He appeared in the 2017 Copa Sudamericana and scored the title-winning goal against Flamengo. Atlanta United paid $15 million to acquire Barco. Barco is expected to be under contract through 2021.