PHOENIX, Arizona (November 17, 2021) – Phoenix Rising FC has signed its 2021 golden-boot winner, Santi Moar to a new, two-year contract, the club announced today.
“I am really glad to continue representing Phoenix Rising in 2022,” said Moar. “My last two seasons here were filled with good moments and success on and off the field. However, we still have much more to accomplish. That really motivates me to keep working and help this organization get the trophies it deserves.”
Moar, 28, has appeared in 46 matches for Rising across all competitions since signing on Dec. 3, 2019. The Spaniard had 18 goals and 12 assists in his first two seasons. He was named Player of the Month in May and finished the season with five Team of the Week nominations. Moar tied for fourth in the league in chances created with 63.
“We are so happy to have signed Santi to a long-term contract,” said Rising head coach Rick Schantz. “He plays with such passion and competitiveness. He has a tremendous desire to win and be the best. He represents Phoenix Rising extremely well in all that he does for the club.”