| Fray Bentos, Uruguay|
18 de Julio
2015 (U.C. Sampdoria)
| Lucas Sebastian Torreira Di Pascua|
(1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 21)
U.C. Sampdoria (#34 / Midfielder)
Karol Linetty, Vasco Regini, Milan Škriniar, Édgar Barreto, Christian Puggioni
Lucas Torreira (born 11 February 1996) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Italian club Sampdoria in Serie A.
Lucas Torreira Wikipedia
Torreira started his youth football career at hometown club I.A. 18 de Julio of Fray Bentos. In 2013, he joined Montevideo Wanderers' youth team, he then moved to Italy where he joined Pescara's youth team.
Before the 2014/15 season, Torreira was called up for Pescara's first team and, on 25 October 2014, he sat on the bench for the first time. He made his senior debut in Serie B on 16 May 2015 against Varese, playing the game in the starting line-up. In this game, he played 58 minutes before he was replaced with Matteo Politano. He played five games including promotion playoffs in the season.
On 1 July 2015, Torreira transferred to Sampdoria for €1.5 million, but he remained with Pescara on loan for the 2015/16 season to gain first-team experience.
On 2 July 2015, he was loaned to Pescara. On 9 August 2015, Torreira scored his first professional goal against F.C. Südtirol in the 2015–16 Coppa Italia. He played 26 games and scored three league goals. He also played three games and scored one goal in the promotion playoffs.
After the loan expired, the player returned to Sampdoria on 1 July 2016. On 21 August 2016, Torreira made his Serie A debut in their opening game against Empoli at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. He started the game and played the entirety of the 90+ minutes on the field.
1 Other tournaments include Serie B Promotion playoffs