Seattle Sounders Sign Argentine Midfielder Mauro Rosales

On the heels of losing Blaise Nkufo, the Sounders have signed Argentine midfielder, Mauro Rosales. 

Rosales, 30, has been capped 10 times by Argentina.  He has played for the gold-medal winning team at the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2001 FIFA U20 World Cup and the 2004 Copa America (runners-up). 

“Mauro brings a lot of experience to our team,” Sounders' coach Sigi Schmid said in a news release. “He’s a playmaking type of midfielder with good quickness and clever passing. We’re excited to have him join our team.”

“I am very excited to start playing for the Sounders,” said Rosales. “This is a great opportunity, to play in this league and for one of the biggest teams in the USA. I’m especially happy to be joining such fantastic players and staff and such a great organization.”

Rosales isn't new to the Sounders entirely. He trained with the team during the off-seaso...

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