Brent Richards (pictured right) of Camas has been impressing Gavin Wilkinson with his soccer skills for more than seven years.
Now the Portland Timbers’ general manager hopes Richards will impress well into the future.
Richards, 21, signed a Major League Soccer contract with the Timbers on Wednesday, making him the first MLS Homegrown Player signed by the club. Contract details were not released.
“It’s awesome. It’s something that I wanted for a long time,” Richards said.
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