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Chris Wingert picked last by New York City FC in MLS Expansion Draft

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With their final pick of the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft, New York City FC picked Real Salt Lake defender Chris Wingert.

Wingert joined Real Salt Lake in 2007 from Colorado Rapids, and until today, he was Real Salt Lake's longest-tenured field player, beating Beckerman to the spot by five or some-odd days. He has cut a consistent figure at the club since his arrival, playing plenty of games since joining.

2014 was a bit of a mixed bag for Wingert, with him sometimes looking a little off defensively, but he also pitched in with three assists, tying his MLS regular season record, which he pulled down in both 2008 and 2009.

Across his Real Salt Lake career, Wingert played in 204 regular season games for Real Salt Lake after joining the club in his fifth MLS season, having played exclusively for Colorado Rapids before that.

Wingert is one of several players to have joined Jason Kreis at New York City FC, having played under Kreis since 2007, when he joined Real Salt Lake, until 2013, when Kreis departed the club for the MLS newcomers in New York.