Moreno’s father, Argentine-born Carlos Horacio Moreno, has coached in Venezuela for many years and guided his son at Zulia.
Moreno is the second central midfielder from Latin America to join United this offseason. Last month, D.C. signed Costa Rican national teamer Ulises Segura from Saprissa. Segura is a more attack-oriented player than Moreno and can play wide as well. They join a central corps that includes Luciano Acosta, Russell Canouse and Ian Harkes.
In the aftermath of a last-place finish in 2017, United also added center back Frederic Brillant in a trade with New York City FC and forward Darren Mattocks in a swap with the Portland Timbers. The club remains in the hunt for a striker and is in discussions with two attackers with whom United owns MLS rights: Gonzalo Veron (claimed in the re-entry draft from the New York Red Bulls) and Eryk Williamson (a homegrown candidate from the University of Maryland).
Moreno’s highlight package: