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Benny Feilhaber headed back to Sporting K.C. in trade with Rapids

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber (10) passes the ball away from Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan (7) during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Kansas City, Kan. (Nick Tre. Smith / Kansas City Star via AP)
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber (10) passes the ball away from Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan (7) during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Kansas City, Kan. (Nick Tre. Smith / Kansas City Star via AP)
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Sporting Kansas City has acquired veteran midfielder Benny Feilhaber from the Colorado Rapids for 22-year-old defender Abdul Rwatubyaye and an undisclosed draft pick.

The 34-year-old Feilhaber joined Sporting KC in 2013 and helped lead the club to the MLS Cup title. He wound up scoring 32 goals with 37 assists during five seasons in Kansas City.

Feilhaber was traded to Los Angeles FC after the 2017 season, then traded after last season to the Rapids. He’s had two goals and two assists in nine matches this season.

Rwatubyaye signed with Sporting KC in February after spending the previous three seasons with Rayon Sports FC of the top-level Rwanda Premier League.

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