RSL signs first Homegrown Player

RSL signs first Homegrown Player

MLS- Real Salt Lake

RSL signs first Homegrown Player

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Most of Real Salt Lake's player moves in the past couple of years have been geared toward building a winner right now, but the club added a piece for the future on Monday.

RSL signed 18-year-old Donny Toia as its first Homegrown Player, adding a left-footed attacking commodity who is still a ways away from contributing to the first team, according to statements made by team general manager Garth Lagerway.

Toia was a member of RSL's academy in Arizona for two years before going to Pima College in Tuscon, where he had 14 goals and six assists in 18 games last fall.

RSL is the 14th team to sign a Homegrown Player, leaving Portland, Seattle, San Jose and Columbus as teams currently without one on their rosters.

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