MLS winter imports

[MAKING A LIST] Carlos Ruiz became the 26th foreign import of the offseason as El Pescadito returned to MLS, signing with Philadelphia Union on a free transfer. In addition to the 26 players, who represent 16 countries, four Americans have returned from stints abroad ...

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)

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)

ARGENTINA (2)
Franco Coria (Chacarita Juniors, Argentina to New England Revolution)
Miguel Lopez (loan from Quilmes, Argentina to Los Angeles Galaxy)

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

COLOMBIA (2)
Faryd Mondragon (FC Cologne, Germany to Philadelphia Union)
Carlos Valdes (Inde. Santa Fe, Colombia to Philadelphia Union)

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

FRANCE (2)
Didier Domi (Olympiakos, Greece to New England Revolution)
Ousmane Dabo (Lazio, Italy to New England Revolution)

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

CROATIA (1)
Josip Mikulic (NK Zagreb, Croatia to Chicago Fire)

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

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

MEXICO (1)
Omar Bravo (Guadalajara, Mexico to Sporting Kansas City)

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

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

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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