Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Mexico star striker Bravo headed to Kansas City
by Ridge Mahoney, August 13th, 2010 12:30PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  kansas city wizards, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] The ranks of Designated Players in MLS has increased again. Robb Heinemann, president of Kansas City Wizards ownership group OnGoal LLC, tweeted Thursday night that a long courtship with Mexican international Omar Bravo had produced a deal, and the official announcement came out Friday morning.

Bravo, 30, will stay with Guadalajara on loan to play next Wednesday in the Copa Libertadores final second leg and the balance of the the current Apertura season. He will join the Wizards in January.

Bravo is second in all-time goals scored (106) for Guadalajara and has scored 16 goals in 65 appearances for Mexico.

He came through the Guadalajara development system to start his pro career in 2001, played a season in Spain with Deportivo La Coruna, and after a brief loan spell at UANL Tigres returned to Guadalajara last year.

His signing brings the number of DPs currently in MLS to 13.

Kansas City had signed Argentine international Claudio Lopez as a DP in 2008 before removing the DP tag last year and then trading him to Colorado.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Carolina RailHawks fan Howie Perl    
"You'd think if corruption at all touched the RailHawks, that they'd be really good and buying ...
Reports: High-powered lawyer presses NASL demands    
Sports attorney Jeffrey Kessler, who represented MLS players in the 1996 lawsuit against MLS, its owners ...
MLS Power Rankings: Galaxy stays on its perch     
The LA Galaxy, winner of four games in a row and eight out of its previous ...
O'Neill moves on to last-place Belgian club    
The deal by which Shane O'Neill left MLS for Cypriot club Apollon Limassol a month ago ...
NASL: Pinho's hat trick gives him scoring lead    
Brazilian striker Stefano Pinho is the hottest player in the NASL. He followed up on two ...
USL: OKC's Koenig ties league scoring record    
OKC Energy FC moved into first place and became the first Western Conference team to earn ...
What They're Saying: Caleb Porter    
"We're coaches, and we're all ambassadors for MLS and want the game to grow, and I ...
Video Pick: BWP's volley leads MLS golazos    
A diving header by Kevin Doyle (Colorado), sharp-shooting from Diego Fagundez (New England) and Andrew Jacobson ...
Nesta joins Maldini as head coach at Miami FC    
Miami is the home to retired Italian stars. It's been Paolo Maldini's second home for 15 ...
U.S. Abroad: Timothy Chandler needs knee surgery    
U.S, national team defender Timothy Chandler has been lost for the friendlies against Peru and Brazil ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives