COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The Colorado Rapids announced today they have acquired $75,000 in 2023 General Allocation Money (GAM) from St. Louis CITY SC, along with the club’s natural first-round pick in the 2024 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for defender Anthony Markanich. The Rapids would also receive an additional $75,000 in conditional GAM if certain performance metrics are met during the 2024 MLS season.
“We’re thankful for Anthony’s contributions to the club and wish him all the best in this next chapter of his career,” said Colorado Rapids President Pádraig Smith.
Markanich, 23, was selected 26th overall by the Rapids in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas from Northern Illinois University. The left back made 17 appearances across all competitions for the Rapids during his two seasons with the club.
TRANSACTION: Colorado Rapids acquire $75,000 in 2023 GAM and St. Louis CITY SC’s natural, first-round pick in the 2024 MLS SuperDraft, as well as up to $75,000 in conditional 2024 GAM in exchange for defender Anthony Markanich.