Marlon Hairston knew the 2016 MLS season would be a big one for him, just not in the way he intended. The 22-year-old was entering the final year of his contract with Colorado Rapids, and it could best be described as a make-or-break season for him.
“I was hungry coming into pre-season,” Hairston told Yahoo Sport UK via telephone. “I wanted to be part of the group. My first year in the league I probably played just over twenty or so games. I was more of a substitute though, coming in for odd minutes.
“Last year I had a few setbacks. I dislocated my shoulder so I was out a few months with that.Read More »from MLS: A teammate of Tim Howard, Hairston is achieving a dream with his life as a pro