Rapids Acquire Moroccan Midfielder Mehdi Ballouchy from Real Salt Lake
Commerce City Colorado (Monday July 16 2007) – The Colorado Rapids today completed a trade with Real Salt Lake acquiring attacking midfielder Mehdi Ballouchy in exchange for Kyle Beckerman.
Ballouchy was the second overall pick in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft out of
Ballouchy also spent his junior year of high school at Conor Casey’s alma mater
Beckerman came to the Rapids in the 2002 Dispersal Draft from the now-defunct Fusion FC. In his five and a half seasons on the
Unfortunately for the Crofton
"We are very sad to part with an outstanding player and outstanding human being in Kyle but that was the price required to acquire one of the most valuable assets in MLS said Rapids General Manager Charlie Wright.