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2010 MLS Imports
March 14th, 2010 12:35AM

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[MAKING A LIST] The signings of Costa Rican internationals Michael Umana (Chivas USA) and Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake) and Liberian Collins John (Chicago) bring to 25 the number of foreigners MLS teams have signed from clubs abroad for the 2010 season. Of the 25, 15 hail from Latin America, six from Europe, two from Africa and one each from the Caribbean and Asia. Nine of the 25 are on loan.

*On loan.

Brazil (4)
*Alex (Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles Galaxy)
Eduardo (FC Basel, Switzerland to San Jose Earthquakes)
*Leonardo (Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles Galaxy)
*Juninho (Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles Galaxy)

 Colombia (4)
*Pablo Escobar (Deportivo Cali, Colombia to Kansas City Wizards)
Sergio Herrera (Dep. Cali, Colombia to Columbus Crew)
Oscar Murillo (Dep. Quindio, Colombia to Colorado Rapids)
*Roger Torres (America de Cali, Colombia to Philadelphia Union)

Costa Rica (3)
Roy Miller (Rosenborg, Norway to New York Red Bulls)
Alvaro Saborio (FC Sion, Switzerland to Real Salt Lake)
Michael Umana (Liberia Mia, Costa Rica, to Chivas USA)

El Salvador (3)
*Cristian Castillo
(Leon, Mexico to D.C. United)
*Julio Martinez, El Salvador (Leon, Mexico to Chicago Fire)
*Osael Romero, El Salvador (Vista Hermosa, El Salvador to Chivas USA)

Argentina (1)
Javier Robles (Velez Sarsfield, Argentina to San Jose Earthquakes)

Australia (1)
Danny Allsopp (Al-Rayyan, Qatar, to D.C. United)

Denmark (1)
Jimmy Nielsen (Vejle, Denmark to Kansas City Wizards)

England (1)
Ryan Smith (Crystal Palace, England to Kansas City Wizards)

Estonia (1)
Joel Lindpere (Tromso, Norway to New York Red Bulls)

Guadeloupe (1)
Stephane Auvray (Nimes, France to Kansas City Wizards)

Liberia (1)
Collins John (Roeselare, Belgium to Chicago Fire)

Moldova (1)
Igor Kostrov
(Hapoel, Israel to Kansas City Wizards)

Poland (1)
*Krzysztof Krol, Poland
(Jagiellonia Bialystok, Poland to Chicago Fire)

Senegal (1)
Niouky Desire (Port Autonome, Senegal to New England Revolution)

Switzerland (1)
Blaise N'Kufo
(FC Twente, Netherlands to Seattle Sounders)

Note: Ghanaian Aziz Ansah (FC Dallas) and Congolese Floribert N'Galula (D.C. United) have since been waived.



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