MLS News: Philadelphia Union Release Defender David Myrie

On November 25, 2009, Costa Rican International David Myrie was selected by the Philadelphia Union in the MLS Expansion Draft.

On March 25, 2010 he made his MLS debut at fullback in the Union's first game of the season.

And on March 30, 2010 he was released.

Such is the curious case of David Myrie's brief career with the Philadelphia Union.

David Myrie was an unusual selection for Philadelphia in the expansion draft. Myrie had been signed by the Chicago Fire two months before, but had not made any league appearances with the club.

Regardless, Piotr Nowak and the rest of the Union coaching staff took a flyer on him, hoping to unlock his potential. He played solid if not unspectacular football during the preseason and was a surprise selection in Nowak's starting 11 for the debut game against the Seattle Sounders.

Five days later he was released. Starting defender to unemployed in five days is...

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