Longtime RSL attacker Gil leaves MLS for Liga MX side Queretaro

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One day after Omar Gonzalez left Major League Soccer for Liga MX, another American-based player is taking his game south of the border.

Luis Gil, 22, is leaving Real Salt Lake after six seasons at Rio Tinto. Out of contract after a 2015 season that saw him short on minutes, Gil is opting for a new challenge with Queretaro of Liga MX.

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Twice capped by the USMNT in 2014, Gil finishes his time at RSL with 11 goals and nine assists in 134 career appearances.

The Clausura season runners-up, Queretaro also boasts U.S. veteran Jonathan Bornstein in addition to Paraguay forward Edgar Benitez.