Colorado Rapids head coach Robin Fraser has paid tribute to Drew Moor after the defender made his four-hundredth MLS sport of the common season on Sunday.
Now 37 years previous, Moor made his MLS debut in 2005 with FC Dallas after being picked in SuperDraft. Since then, he has represented Toronto FC – gained the MLS Cup in 2017 after lifting it in 2010 with Colorado – between two spells with Rapids.
Moor was launched as an eighty fifth minute substitute in Colorado’s 3-1 comeback victory over Minnesota United on Sunday. As a outcome, he’s now one in every of solely six gamers to have performed 400 MLS common seasons alongside Nick Rimando, Kyle Beckerman, Jeff Larentowicz, Kevin Hartman and Chad Marshall. Among lively gamers within the league, nobody has appeared extra instances than Moor.
After Sunday’s match, Fraser – who has coached Moor in each Colorado and TFC – praised the four-time US nationwide crew’s character and expertise.
“I’m so happy it happened to this team and to me because Drew is someone I have the greatest respect for,” stated Fraser. “He’s someone who’s obviously done this for a long time, 400 games, and he’s one of the nicest individuals you’ll ever meet, one of the best teammates you’ll ever meet, and throughout his career he’s done what his team did need him to do.
“I used to be fortunate sufficient to satisfy him in 2006, I feel, which could have been his first or second yr. He was fiddling with Greg Vanney on the time and it was an occasion all of us attended and I used to be fortunate sufficient to satisfy him then.
“I have admired him for several years and was really happy to have him in Toronto where we did well, won a championship, did a number of really good things. When I came here it was one of the things I really thought would help this team forward – someone with their kind of experience, their kind of character.There are very few people in a locker room like Drew, and he’s so selfless.
“In the locker room, on the coaching floor, he exhibits daily what type of individual he’s, what character he’s and what sort of participant he has been for a lot of, a few years. I’m so glad he was capable of attain this milestone with me and Drew is the type of individual I would love to have round me for a very long time. ”
Here’s to 400 Moor! pic.twitter.com/jTFYOXL7eI
– Colorado Rapids (@ColoradoRapids) October 11, 2021
Apart from his MLS cups, Moor was additionally named the All-Star crew that beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in 2015. In August 2011, he additionally set the document for many MLS matches in a row and went a full 90 minutes for the 68th match in row.