Exclusive: Rapids Players' Acceptance Speeches for Year-End Player Awards (Video)

DENVER (Exclusive to Rapids.com)- Last Saturday October 21 at halftime of the Rapids' playoff game vs. FC Dallas the Colorado Rapids unveiled the winners of the club's 2006 Year-End Individual Player Awards in a special ceremony.

Awards in nine different categories were presented to the winning players and each of them recorded a special acceptance speech thanking the fans family media and their teammates for their awards.

The Rapids have now made these videos available online; you can view the different acceptance speeches by Kyle Beckerman Dan Gargan Jacob Peterson Terry Cooke Bouna Coundoul Stephen Keel Aitor Karanka and this year's 2006 Rapids MVP Niko Hernandez in Rapids.com's Audio/Video section by CLICKING HERE!

To read the official press release that was sent out earlier this week detailing the different awards their critieria and the accomplishments that earned each of this year's winners their awards CLICK HERE.