Former USMNT forward Robbie Findley chosen in MLS Re-Entry draft
Former U.S. men's national team forward Robbie Findley was among those chosen in the first stage of the MLS Re-Entry draft on Friday, the league announced.
Findley was selected with the sixth pick of the draft by Toronto FC.
His 2015 option was declined by Real Salt Lake at the end of the season, prompting his entrance into the Re-Entry draft. The 29-year-old played 16 games for Real Salt Lake this season, scoring one goal.
Findley was a member of the U.S. men's national team from 2007-10 and played three games at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
In 2010, Findley left MLS and went to Europe and played for Nottingham Forest and then Gillingham on loan. He returned to MLS in 2013, and Real Salt Lake acquired his rights from Portland.
Former Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers Eric Kronberg and Andy Gruenebaum were also chosen on Friday. Kronberg was selected with the No. 1 pick by the Montreal Impact, while Gruenebaum was chosen second by the San Jose Earthquakes.
- Molly Geary