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Earthquakes Sign Michael Ghebru and Davide Somma

September 4, 2008 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - San Jose Earthquakes News Release

SAN JOSE, CALIF. -- The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the team has signed Michael Ghebru and Davide Somma to developmental contracts. Per league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Ghebru, 20, was born in Germany and played in the youth system at three different clubs. He spent time with Offenbacher Fotball Club Kickers 1901, MSV Duisburg and Eintracht Frankfurt. Ghebru will count as an international on the Earthquakes roster.

Somma, 23, was born in South Africa, but has Italian citizenship and also possesses a green card. He has spent time with three Italian clubs in his career. He started his career with Perugia in 2004, before signing with FC Pro Vasto in 2005. Somma played most recently for Olbia Calcio.

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