Colorado Rapids acquired center back Danny Wilson from Rangers Football Club.
Here are three things to know about the 26-year-old defender …
1. He has experience at the highest level in Scotland and England
2. He became the youngest Rangers player to play in the UEFA Champions match
At the age of 17 years and 312 days, Wilson made his third senior appearance as a started with the Rangers in their UEFA Champions League 1–1 draw against Unirea Urziceni. He became the club’s youngest player in Europe since Willie Henderson in 1961 to feature in a Champions League match.
3. He developed through the ranks in the Scotland national team
The central defender represented Scotland through various levels, starting with the U-17s all the way up to the first team. He made his senior debut on November 16, 2010, and scored his first international goal in Scotland’s 3-0 win over Faroe Islands at the age of 18 years, 10 months and 20 days. In all, he had five total caps for the Scottish senior side, including friendlies against Northern Ireland, Brazil, and Denmark. He played the full 90 minutes of a Euro 2012 qualifier in the Czech Republic, which ended in a 2-2 draw. The match against Brazil, a 2-0 loss, was at Emirates Stadium in London. The Brazilian side that day featured Neymar, Dani Alves, and Maicon among others.