HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 1 overall in 2013 SuperDraft. Re-signed on Dec. 15, 2017.
The Revolution's first-ever No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft, Farrell is a powerful defender who primarily plays right back, though he can fill in centrally if needed. He has been a consistent contributor since arriving in the league, starting 30 games and topped 2,600 minutes in each of first six MLS campaigns, and was selected to the 2016 MLS All-Star team.
College: Three-year player at Louisville University named 2012 NSCAA first-team All-America honoree and BIG EAST defensive player of the year as a junior… also a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy as college’s player of the year. helped the Cardinals advance to the NCAA Tournament in each of his three seasons, including its 2010 NCAA Championship match appearance.
Personal: Son of missionaries, he spent 10 years (ages 5-14) growing up in Peru while his parents worked there.