Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
MLS winter imports
March 10th, 2011 8:27PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MAKING A LIST] The list of players MLS clubs have signed from clubs abroad for the 2011 season is up to 40, not to mention the four Americans who have returned home after stints abroad. Of the 21 foreign countries represented, Colombia and Uruguay lead with four players apiece.

COLOMBIA (4)
Fabian Castillo (Deportivo Cali, Colombia to FC Dallas)
Faryd Mondragon (FC Cologne, Germany to Philadelphia Union)
Jorge Perlaza (Deportes Tolima, Colombia to Portland Timbers)
Carlos Valdes (Inde. Santa Fe, Colombia to Philadelphia Union)

URUGUAY (4)
Rodrigo Brasesco (Racing Club, Uruguay to D.C. United)
*Paolo Cardozo (Quilmes, Argentina to Los Angeles Galaxy)
Diego Chaves (Nacional, Uruguay to Chicago Fire)
Gaston Puerari (Wanderers, Uruguay to Chicago Fire)

USA (4)
Kenny Cooper (1860 Munich, Germany to Portland Timbers)
Charlie Davies (loan from Sochaux, France to D.C. United)
Jay DeMerit (Watford, England to Vancouver Whitecaps)
Hunter Freeman (IK Start, Norway to Houston Dynamo)

ARGENTINA (3)
Franco Coria (Chacarita Juniors, Argentina to New England Revolution)
Miguel Lopez (loan from Quilmes, Argentina to Los Angeles Galaxy)
Marcos Mondaini (Fenix, Uruguay to Chivas USA)

ENGLAND (3)
Kerrea Gilbert (Arsenal, England to Portland Timbers)
Luke Rodgers (Notts County, England to New York Red Bulls)
*John Rooney (Macclesfield Town, England to New York Red Bulls)

FRANCE (3)
Didier Domi (Olympiakos, Greece to New England Revolution)
Ousmane Dabo (Lazio, Italy to New England Revolution)
Eric Hassli (FC Zurich, Switzerland to Vancouver Whitecaps)

MEXICO (3)
Sergio Arias (Guadalajara, Mexico to Chivas USA)
Omar Bravo (Guadalajara, Mexico to Sporting Kansas City)
Francisco Mendoza (Indios, Mexico to Chivas USA)

NETHERLANDS (3)
Javier Martina (Ajax, Netherlands to Toronto FC)
Elbekay Bouchiba (Al-Wakrah, Qatar to Toronto FC)
Nick Soolsma (VV Young Boys, Netherlands to Toronto FC)

BRAZIL (2)
Marcos Paullo (Atl. Paranaense, Brazil to New York Red Bulls)
Ricardo Villar (Unterhaching, Germany to FC Dallas)

CROATIA (2)
Marko Maric (Skoda Xanthi, Greece to Chicago Fire)
Josip Mikulic (NK Zagreb, Croatia to Chicago Fire)

ECUADOR (2)
*Victor Estupinan (Liga de Quito, Ecuador to Chivas USA)
*Joao Plata (Liga de Quito, Ecuador to Toronto FC)

CHILE (1)
Sebastian Miranda (Union Espanola, Chile to Columbus Crew)

FINLAND (1)
Teemu Tainio (Ajax, Netherlands to New York Red Bulls)

GHANA (1)
Seth Owusu (Kessben, Ghana to Chivas USA)

GUATEMALA (1)
Carlos Ruiz (Aris, Greece to Philadelphia Union)

JAMAICA (1)
Jermaine Taylor (St. George's, Jamaica to Houston Dynamo)

NEW ZEALAND (1)
Simon Elliott (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand to Chivas USA)

NIGERIA (1)
Michael Augustine (FCT Abuja, Nigeria to New England Revolution)

NORWAY (1)
Jan Gunnar Solli (SK Brann, Norway to New York Red Bulls)

SERBIA (1)
Dejan Rusmir (Farul Constanta, Romania to Columbus Crew)

SWEDEN (1)
Erik Friberg (Hacken, Sweden to Seattle Sounders)

SWITZERLAND (1)
Alain Rochat (FC Zurich, Switzerland to Vancouver Whitecaps)

*Selected in SuperDraft.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Minnesota politicians turn off money faucet on MLS group    
After handing over hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies and tax breaks to sports teams ...
U.S. U-20s tie Qatar on late Conor Donovan goal     
The U.S. U-20 men's national team, which is preparing for this summer's U-20 World Cup, tied ...
TV Report: NASCAR trumps MLS on Fox Sports    
Fox Sports' decision to bump Sunday's New York City FC-Portland game scheduled to air on Fox ...
Expanded Soccer Morning picked up by SiriusXM Radio    
Soccer Morning, the daily soccer talk show, has been picked up daily SiriusXM Radio. Beginning May ...
What They're Saying: Greg Vanney    
"I hope they can win it. It would be great for our league and great for ...
Mexico's U-23s without Torres and Salcedo    
A conflict with the Copa MX final prevented Erick Torres and Carlos Salcedo from traveling with ...
Steve Cherundolo named Hannover 96 assistant coach     
Former U.S. national team defender Steve Cherundolo has been named assistant coach of Bundesliga club Hannover ...
Roster: U.S. U-23 women convene in Florida     
Twenty-four college players have been called into to a U.S. U-23 women's national team camp in ...
MLS attendance takes big jump    
MLS average attendance is on course to smash the league record set last year and top ...
What They're Saying: Klaus Allofs    
"There are a lot of ways of finding out when training is. And it is not ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives