Barco signed with Atlanta United as a Young Designated Player on Dec. 10, 2017. He came up through Independiente’s youth academy and signed a professional contract with the club in July of 2016. In two seasons, he combined to make 38 league appearances and scored five goals. He also made 13 career appearances in Copa Sundamericana and three appearances in the Copa Argentina. Barco has featured with Argentina’s U-20 National Team, most recently during the U-20 South American Championship.
2017/18 (Independiente): Barco made eight appearances, scoring one goal and tallying two assists. His lone goal was a game-winner against Chacarita Juniors (Oct. 15) in a 2-1 victory in which he also assisted Independiente’s first goal. Barco made eight appearances in the Copa Sudamericana and scored one goal against Deportes Iquique (July 13) in a 4-2 win.
2016/17 (Independiente): Barco made his professional debut against Defensa y Justicia August 9, 2016 in the Copa Argentina. He made 30 appearances with 18 starts in league play. He scored four goals, including his first goal Sept. 11, 2016 against Godoy Cruz in his second league match. Barco made four appearances, one start, in Copa Sudamericana play.
INTERNATIONAL: Barco has eight appearances for Argentina’s U-20 National Team. All eight appearances came during the U-20 South American Championship where Argentina finished in fourth place and earned a spot in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.