How Acquired: Selected in the first round (first overall) in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.
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 represented the Revolution in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, playing the entire second half against English Premier League side Arsenal, and has started 32 games and topped 2,800 minutes in each of first four MLS campaigns.
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.