TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing
The Colorado Rapids have signed defender Sebastian Anderson to a Homegrown Player contract, the club announced Wednesday. The 16-year-old is now the youngest Homegrown signing in club history. Anderson signed a five-year contract with the club with an option for 2024.
Anderson, a right back, spent all of preseason with the Rapids first team. He joined the club's academy in 2017, featuring at the U-17 and U-19 levels. He was called into the US U-17 camp for friendlies in 2017.
“We have been very impressed by Seb’s work ethic and willingness to learn,” EVP & general manager Padraig Smith said in a statement. “He took full advantage of the opportunity he was given in preseason and showed a lot of people that he’s a smart defender who likes to press up the pitch.”
Anderson is the 11th Homegrown signing in Rapids history,