Toronto FC Trade No. 1 Overall Pick in MLS SuperDraft to New England Revolution

In a bold trade with Toronto FC, the New England Revolution have attained the No. 1 overall selection in the the MLS SuperDraft. 

The official website for the Revolution reported the news, and added that the Revolution gave up the fourth overall selection and an amount of cash that was not identified. 

It is a nice coup for the Revolution to make this kind of jump in the draft order without having to give up extra picks. 

The draft is on Thursday at the Indiana Convention Center. ESPN's SportsCenter will televise the first pick at 12 p.m. ET. 

This is the first time in the 18-year history of the draft that the Revolution will make the first selection, and they will undoubtedly be hoping for the kind of success they found when they made their previous highest selection. 

That came in the 2002 draft, when they selected second overall and took Taylor Twellman, who went on to become the club's all-tim...

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