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Sport LAFC acquires Feilhaber from Sporting KC

05:41  04 january  2018
05:41  04 january  2018 Source:   goal.com

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Los Angeles FC has acquired U.S. national team midfielder Benny Feilhaber from Sporting Kansas City, the MLS clubs announced Wednesday. Feilhaber joins LAFC after five seasons with Sporting KC , during which he compiled 29 goals and 43 assists in 157 MLS matches.

The 32-year-old playmaker has been reunited with former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley in Southern California.

Los Angeles FC has acquired U.S. national team midfielder Benny Feilhaber from Sporting Kansas City, the MLS clubs announced Wednesday.

Sporting KC received $200,000 in general allocation money and $200,000 in targeted allocation money in exchange for the 32-year-old playmaker.

Benny Feilhaber standing in front of a crowd © Provided by Goal.com

The UCLA product will return to Southern California and reunite with former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley, who selected him to play in the 2010 World Cup.

"Benny and I shared some good days with the U.S. national team," Bradley said in a news release. "I am excited to work with him again. He has an attacking quality and an excellent understanding of the game."

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Los Angeles FC has acquired U.S. national team midfielder Benny Feilhaber from Sporting Kansas City, the MLS clubs announced Wednesday. Feilhaber joins LAFC after five seasons with Sporting KC , during which he compiled 29 goals and 43 assists in 157 MLS matches.

He joined Sporting KC in 2013, and helped the club win the MLS Cup in 2013, two U.S. Open Cup titles (2015, '17) and was a Best XI honoree in 2015. The Brazilian-born Feilhaber will be reunited with LAFC coach Bob Bradley, who formerly coached the US national team.

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