Galaxy trades Buddle to Rapids

The Los Angeles Galaxy traded forward Edson Buddle to the

Colorado Rapids on Friday for a first-round supplemental draft pick

in 2013 and allocation money.

Buddle is a World Cup veteran with 93 career goals in Major

League Soccer. He appeared in two matches for the U.S. at the FIFA

World Cup in 2010, when he was the runner-up for the MLS Golden


Buddle started his MLS career in 2001 in Columbus, where he

played for five seasons. He also played for the New York Red Bulls

in 2006, Toronto FC in 2007 and with the Galaxy from 2007-10 and in

2012. In 2011, he played for FC Ingolstadt of the German second