D.C. United gets Castillo on loan from Mexico’s Leon

D.C. United has signed El Salvador midfielder Cristian Castillo on

loan from a Mexican second-division club.

Castillo scored one goal in 15 appearances with Leon FC in


He has two goals against the United States in World Cup

qualifying since making his debut with El Salvador’s national team

in April 2008.

D.C. United announced the deal Friday. General manager Dave

Kasper called the 25-year-old Castillo “one of the most talented

players in El Salvador.”