It’s now official. Franco Escobar’s signing was officially announced by Newell’s Old Boys. We already miss you, Franco.

Atlanta United supporters have been here quite a lot recently. Having to say goodbye to a beloved player is never easy but this time it feels very different. Franco Escobar will never be known as the most talented soccer player to lace up their cleats for the Five Stripes. While his skills will go on being heavily debated by fans and critics, the legacy he leaves behind in Atlanta — through his accomplishments and passion — is unquestionable.