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Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - FC Dallas has acquired midfielder Brian Span in a weighted lottery conducted by Major League Soccer, the club announced Thursday.

Span spent the past two seasons with Swedish side Djurgardens, where he made 14 appearances and scored one goal. His contract was not renewed following the 2013 season.

The 22-year-old played two years at the University of Virginia before signing with Djurgardens in 2012. He started 39 matches with the Cavaliers as a striker, scoring 12 goals and adding eight assists.

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