Sergio Rivas receives warm welcome home after MLS draft

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Former Cibola High School Soccer stand out Sergio Rivas was selected by the San Jose Earthquakes in the second round of this years MLS Super Draft.

The former Seattle University soccer product found out he would play at the next level on Friday in Chicago, but on Saturday he was able to experience his joy with his friends and family.

“I am very happy to share this moment with all of my friends and family members, and I hope to have more moments like this,” said Sergio Rivas.

Rivas was met by a large group at the Albuquerque Sunport on Saturday afternoon. He says the work has already begun and he will report to San Jose, California, on January 21.

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