Garrido,a hard nosed defensive minded midfielder, becomes the third member of Honduran club Olimpia to join the Dynamo in the last three seasons. Oscar Boniek-Garcia began the exodus from Olimpia signing with Houston in midseason of 2012, then came 21 year old Alex Lopez in 2013 and now in 2014 comes Garrido, a player targeted by Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear when he was on loan to the Red Star Belgrade.
In announcing the signing, Dynamo President and CEO was notably excited.
""I'm excited to add our second World Cup veteran to the club in the last two day," said Canetti. "We think Luis will be an important player for us. With Brad, Boniek, DaMarcus, Rico and Luis we now have five players with World Cup experience in the midfield."
Garrido is expected to make an impact with Dynamo teaming with Ricardo Clark in the middle of the field.
"He has a good amount of bite in the middle of the field, good energy and is a good passer of the ball," said Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear following the announcement. "We have watched him for a few years in the CONCACAF Champions League and World Cup qualifiers, and he showed well in the World Cup. We think he is a player that will fit in with the way we play and it a good opportunity to bring him here."
Although the 23 year old could make an appearance in the Dynamo Charities Cup on Saturday night, expect Garrido to make his Dynamo debut next Sunday afternoon in front of the home crowd at BBVA Compass Stadium.