COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Colorado Rapids winger Braian Galván has undergone successful surgery on his right knee to repair an anterior cruciate ligament tear along with damage to his medial and lateral meniscus. Galvan will begin his rehabilitation, which is expected to last nine months, in Colorado.

“This injury is a real blow for the club and Braian, who was coming off a strong 2021 and a fantastic start to preseason this year,” said Pádraig Smith, Colorado Rapids Executive VP & General Manager. “While we’re devastated for Braian, we’re pleased to hear the procedure went well. Given his determination, we expect Braian to make a full recovery and as he continues on his path to being a key part of the club’s future.”

Galván, 21, is entering his third season with the Rapids since joining the club midway through the 2020 season on a free transfer from Club Atlético Colón. The Argentine winger has made 35 appearances across all competitions for Colorado, netting three goals and adding four assists in that span.