Rapids Acquire Costa Rican Midfielder Yherland McDonald

DENVER (Thursday March 01 2007)- The Colorado Rapids announced today the signing of Costa Rican midfielder Yherland McDonald. Per club policy details of the contract were not disclosed.
Due to his age McDonald will be considered a youth international on the Rapids roster and will not occupy one of the four senior international roster spots.

McDonald 20 can play on the left side of midfield or up top as a forward. He has played for the Costa Rican National Team on the U-20 and U-17 levels and comes to the Rapids from Fredrikstad Fotballklubb of the first division in Norway.

The Rapids open their season on April 7 when they take on D.C. United at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in a 1:30 p.m. (MT) kickoff. Season tickets are available by calling the Rapids at (303) 825-GOAL or online at www.coloradorapids.com.

Yherland McDonald – Midfielder
Height: 5’9"
Weight: 155
DOB: Sept. 6 1986 in San Jose Costa Rica
Last Club: Fredrikstad Fotballklubb Norway
Transaction: MLS
Colorado Rapids - Sign midfielder Yherland McDonald