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2005 MLS SuperDraft

Fountain of Youth:
RSL takes Besagno

Real Salt Lake selected U.S. youth national team standout Nikolas Besagno with the top pick in Friday's MLS SuperDraft, making him the second youngest player ever drafted after last year's top pick, D.C. United's Freddy Adu. In Salt Lake City, 16-year-old Besagno will be reunited with RSL head coach John Ellinger, the man who invited him to U.S. Soccer's Under-17 Residency Program. More >
DRAFT TRACKER

ROUND 1 PICKS
01 > Besagno, RSL
02 > Guzan, CDC
03 > Barrett, CHI
04 > O'Rourke, SJE
05 > Ihemelu, LAG
06 > Moor, DAL
07 > Freeman, COL
08 > Roberts, LAG
09 > Parkhurst, NE
10 > Stewart, CHI
11 > Sealy, KC
12 > Ward, MET

SuperDraft Tracker >

PAST NO. 1 PICKS
2004 > Adu, DC
2003 > Eskandarian, DC
2002 > Gbandi, DAL
2001 > Carrieri, SJ
2000 > Shak, MET
1999 > Moore, DC
1998 > Cullen , MIA
1997 > Jakins, COL
1996 > McBride, CLB

SUPERDRAFT HISTORY
2004 > The youngest player in modern pro team sports, 14-year-old Freddy Adu, was selected by D.C. United with the No. 1 pick.

Year-by-year picks >

HEADLINES
First XI: Bottom's up
The all-time best picks from the final two rounds of SuperDrafts gone by. More >
Player vs. need
The SuperDraft question for coaches becomes position, or best player available. More >

SIGHTS & SOUNDS
Real selects Besagno
With the first pick of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, Real Salt Lake selectedNikolas Besagno.   56K | 384K
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