HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 5 overall in 2019 SuperDraft.
Shinyashiki had seven goals and three assists across 31 appearances (18 starts) en route to winning 2019 AT&T MLS Rookie of the Year. Colorado compiled an unbeaten 6-0-3 record in regular season matches where he recorded either a goal or an assist. The Brazilian's presence grew as the season wore on, starting 17 of the club's final 21 matches.
COLLEGE: The 22-year-old played four seasons at the University of Denver, exploding for 28 goals in his senior season. He was a finalist for the Hermann Trophy and won the Senior CLASS Award, recognizing his excellence on the field and in the classroom. He also featured for the Rapids U-23 side in PDL play during his time in Denver.
YOUTH: Played his club soccer for Pequeninos do Jockey in 2013, winning the Gothia Cup and earning the Golden Boot.