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MLS winter imports
March 10th, 2011 8:27PM

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[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.



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