Now in his fifth professional season in Major League Soccer, Marlon Hairston has become a veteran voice in the Colorado Rapids locker room.
Denver's passion for pro soccer traces back to a black and orange ball bouncing around McNichols Sports Arena.
Niki Jackson made MLS history in his debut, but the Colorado Rapids were defeated by the New England Revolution.
Following a challenging year with both club and country, Tim Howard is ready to rebound in 2018.
The Colorado Rapids have a new vision. And they want you to know about it.
The Rapids lost the first leg of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 match to Toronto FC, but the future looks bright for the 2018 season.
Hairston, who will be attending his first MNT camp, will report on January 10 to the National Training Center in Carson, California.
The Colorado Rapids will face a stiff test in their home opener in 2018, hosting the No. 3 finishers in last season's Supporters' Shield standings.
The Colorado Rapids signed Anthony Hudson to a three-year deal to take over as manager. Hudson, 36, joins Major League Soccer after guiding the New Zealand national team.
The Rapids exercised contract options on three players, including Jared Watts, and declined options on six players.