TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian-American defender Steven Beitashour has penned a contract with MLS football team Colorado Rapids.
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The 33-year-old player has joined Rapids until the end of the 2020 season with a club option for an additional season.
Rapids head coach Robin Fraser is very familiar with Beitashour as well. Fraser was an assistant coach in Toronto when Beitashour was there.
Iranian football team Tractor had recently shown an interest in signing Beitashour.
Beitashour was a member of Iran football team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad but remained an unused substitute in all three matches and was not called into Iran's squad for the 2015 Asian Cup.
Beitashour has played six times for the Iranian national football team.