FC Dallas chief Fernando Clavijo is delighted with the arrival Erick.
Dallas management have big hopes for the Brazilian.
"Erick is a guy that has been around. Heâ€™s young," Clavijo told the Dallas News.
"Heâ€™s aggressive and heâ€™s looking to make a name for himself. Weâ€™ve given him an opportunity. Heâ€™s accustomed to playing in a high-level and physical league."