Real Salt Lake acquires Gil from K.C.

BY foxsports • February 23, 2010

Defending MLS champion Real Salt Lake has acquired 16-year-old American midfielder Luis Gil from Kansas City for a second-round draft pick next year, an international player roster spot and 25 percent of any future transfer fee for Gil to a club outside the league.

Gil, a member of the U.S. team at last year's Under-17 World Cup, is from Garden Grove, Calif., and preferred to play for a team closer to home.

Kansas City won his rights during a weighted lottery Monday.


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