Nik Besagno, Real Salt Lake's #1 Pick, Arrives in Utah Tonight

Real Salt Lake, Major League Soccer's 12th team, invites media, fans and season-ticket holders to welcome the team's #1 overall MLS SuperDraft pick, Nikolas Besagno, tonight at Salt Lake City International Airport. The U.S. National U-17 standout arrives on Frontier flight 589 from Denver at 10:40 p.m. tonight, joined by his parents, Barbara and John, and Real Salt Lake General Manager Steve Pastorino.

The group will be joined by starting RSL goalkeeper D.J. Countess and other Real players on Saturday at the grand opening of Zions Bank' newest "Su Banco," located at 1635 S. Redwood Road in West Valley City. As always, there will also be an opportunity to purchase Real Salt Lake merchandise and ticket packages for the 2005 RSL season, which kicks off Saturday, April 2 in New York against the MetroStars.

Preparations continue for the inaugural season of Real Salt Lake, kicking off in April, 2005. The complete 2005 regular-season schedule will be released in February. More information on the club can be found on the team's official website at or by calling 1-866-9-SOCCER.

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