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Columbus Crew SC Acquires Allocation Money in Trade with Orlando City SC

July 11, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Columbus Crew SC News Release

COLUMBUS - Columbus Crew SC today announced that it has acquired potentially up to $150,000 in Allocation Money via a trade with Orlando City SC. Crew SC has received $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) for the 2019 season, and should certain performance conditions be met the Black & Gold will also receive up to $50,000 in TAM in 2019 and up to $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2020. Additionally, in the event Orlando City SC permanently transfer Robinho to a professional soccer club outside of MLS, Crew SC shall retain a percentage of a future transfer fee.

"We want to thank Robinho for his time with Columbus Crew SC and wish him all the best moving forward," said Crew SC President and General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko.

During his time with the Black & Gold, Robinho made 19 regular-season appearances (13 starts), providing two assists.

Up next for the Crew is a road contest against Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium on Saturday, July 13 [7:30 p.m. ET / FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports GO (Stream) 97.1 The Fan & 971TheFan.com (English); ColumbusCrewSC.com (Spanish)].

TRANSACTION: Columbus Crew SC acquired potentially up to $150,000 in Allocation Money via a trade with Orlando City SC. Crew SC has received $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) for the 2019 season, and should certain performance conditions be met the Black & Gold will also receive up to $50,000 in TAM in 2019 and up to $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2020. Additionally, in the event Orlando City SC permanently transfer Robinho to a professional soccer club outside of MLS, Crew SC shall retain a percentage of a future transfer fee. The transaction was announced on July 11, 2019.


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