Red Bulls Sign Veteran German Keeper Frank Rost

You know, when your starting goalkeeper does this one week:

And you bench him the following week, only to watch his backup (who used to be the starter) do this:

Well, then you have a problem at your goalkeeper position. An acute one.

Today, RBNY addressed it, signing 38-year-old Frank Rost, who joins the team after nearly 20 years in the Bundesliga with Werder Bremen, Schalke 04, and Hamburg. Here he is in action:

Rost signed as a designated player, becoming New York’s third DP, after Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez.

The club says that Rost is expected to be available for the Red Bulls’ match at Chivas USA on Saturday (10:30 p.m. ET, Galavision), pending receipt of his ITC and P1 visa.

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One comment on “Red Bulls Sign Veteran German Keeper Frank Rost

  1. […] above .500. There were epic collapses at big moments, an embarrassing locker room controversy, an equally embarrassing goalkeeping crisis, misbehavior from a superstar, and a sophomore slump from their promising young […]

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