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Acquired: Signed on May 14, 2014.
2014: Officially joined Rapids on May 14 … Reserves: Played 90 minutes as a trialist in 1-1 tie at Seattle on April 27 … Also started in reserve scrimmages against college teams Nebraska-Omaha and New Mexico in March.
Professional: Played in Segunda B in Spain from 2012-14 … Made 15 appearances for Badalona during 2013-14 season … Played in 14 games for Sant Andreu in 2012-13 season.
Youth: Played in youth systems of both Barcelona and Villarreal.
Personal: Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma … Has citizenship in the US, Spain and the Netherlands … Full name is John Andreu Neeskens Ramirez … Son of legendary Dutch player Johan Neeskens, who won three consecutive European Cup titles with Ajax from 1971-73 and was part of Netherlands squads that finished second at the 1974 and 1978 World Cups and third at Euro 1976 … The elder Neeskens played in the United States, including several years with the New York Cosmos.