HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player to a five-year contract, plus an option for 2024, on April 3, 2019.
Anderson is a young right back who started in five of the six matches he appeared in during his first MLS season. The 18-year-old scored his first professional goal against NYCFC and, after showing a glimpse of his potential, is looking to rebound from knee surgery in 2020.
OUTSIDE MLS: Spent the 2020 season on loan with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the USL Championship, started in a 2-1 win over Oklahoma City Energy on March 7 before undergoing successful surgery on June 10 to repair an anterior tear of his lateral meniscus.
INTERNATIONAL: Was part of a 26-player roster called into a training camp by then U.S. Under-17 national team coach Raphael Wicky last July. Previously competed for the U-15 national team.
ACADEMY: The young right back joined the Rapids academy in 2017 and featured for the academy’s U-17 and U-19 teams after competing for Real Colorado's academy from 2012-2017.