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Former Rapid joins Silverbacks

Ciaran O’Brien signed to play with the Atlanta Silverbacks, the club announced Monday.

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to come to Atlanta and play for the Silverbacks,” O’Brien said. “It’s a great city, and I can’t wait to get out on the field with my new teammates.”

The 5-foot-9 midfielder last played with the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer during their MLS Cup win in 2010. O’Brien has also played in the United Soccer Leagues with the Seattle Sounders, Austin Azex and Montreal Impact.