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This season, the Colorado Rapids had not one, but two players named Rookie of the Year finalists. 5280 associate editor Daliah Singer headed to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to work out with one of them, forward Deshorn Brown. Watch this 5280.com exclusive video for an inside look at how a soccer player preps for a match and keeps his body in scoring shape—it may make the difference in tomorrow’s home opener against the Portland Timbers.
Bonus: Deshorn’s teammate, central midfielder Dillon Powers, beat him out for Rookie of the Year. Read our Q&A with Powers here.