VIDEO: Rapids defender gives poignant Mother’s Day tribute


Kortne Ford is a former University of Denver star and a Homegrown Player with the Colorado Rapids.

He’s also the devoted son of a mother who sacrificed much for his success, has beaten breast cancer once, and is fighting it again.

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This Mother’s Day, the 21-year-old Rapids defender sat down with their production team to read a letter he wrote to his mom.

It’s… emotional. And wonderful. Cheers to all the top moms out there. Hope your Sunday, and everyday, is phenomenal.

The Rapids fans saluted Ford’s mother’s fight earlier this season: