Commerce City, CO (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rapids announced late Monday
that the club has signed Colombian defender German Mera on a loan deal from
Deportivo Cali for the remainder of the MLS season.
Mera, 23, has spent the last three seasons with Deportivo Cali in the
Colombian league where he lodged a total of 56 appearances in league and cup
"German is a big, strong and talented young defender with experience at the
top level in Colombia," said Rapids Technical Director Paul Bravo. "Bringing
him in gives us some good depth along the back line, as he can play both
centrally and on the left. We're looking forward to welcoming him to the
Mera will be added to the Rapids roster pending the receipt of his P-1 work
visa and International Transfer Certificate.
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