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Columbus Crew SC defender Milton Valenzuela obtains U.S. Green Card

Columbus Crew SC defender Milton Valenzuela, 20, has obtained his U.S. Green Card and will no longer occupy an international roster spot for the Black & Gold.

Valenzuela, who suffered a season-ending knee injury during the 2019 preseason, spent the 2018 season with the Black & Gold on loan from Argentina side Newell’s Old Boys before joining Crew SC on a permanent transfer on December 21, 2018.

In his first season in MLS, Valenzuela made 30 regular-season appearances (29 starts), while scoring one goal and providing six assists, including two game-winning assists. Prior to joining the Crew, Valenzuela made 15 appearances (12 starts) for Newell’s Old Boys from 2015-2017.

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