HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in the first round (No. 14) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 15, 2015.
PRONUNCIATION: whoy-bury (watch Sjӧberg pronounce it)
Sjoberg is a hulking center back who enjoyed a breakout season in 2016. He was a finalist for Defender of the Year after helping the Rapids set defensive records. He is known for his positioning and organization, as well as being a threat on set pieces.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he was named to the All-Big East first team and was the winner of Marquette’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2014.