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Deal for 2019 MLS Rookie of the Year could rise another $175,000 GAM if certain incentives are met 

CHARLOTTE, NC (Tuesday, May 3, 2022) – Charlotte FC today announced the Club has acquired forward Andre Shinyashiki from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for $225,000 in 2022 GAM with a conditional $175,000 GAM if certain performance incentives are met.  The Rapids would also retain 50% of any potential trade fee Charlotte receives for Shinyashiki’s rights.

Shinyashiki, who was named the 2019 MLS Rookie of the Year following a seven goal and three assist season, has played 86 league matches for the Rapids. The Brazilian scored 16 goals and added six assists during his time in Colorado.

Shinyashiki was the 5th overall pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft out of Denver University.

Transaction: Charlotte FC acquires forward Andre Shinyashiki from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for $225,000 in 2022 General Allocation Money + a conditional $175,000 GAM if certain performance incentives are met

Name: Andre Shinyashiki

Position: Forward

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 152 lbs

Date of Birth: June 11, 1997

Age: 24

Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Last Club: Colorado Rapids

How Acquired: Trade from Colorado Rapids