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The Argentine midfielder spent almost four seasons at United, helping the team win the 2004 MLS Cup but decided to move on after contract talks fell through in the offseason. He earned $218,000 with United in 2007 and now earns $430,000 with the Rapids. United brought in Gallardo to replace Gomez, paying him $1.8 million.

In 97 games for United, Gomez tallied 39 goals and 29 assists. He is third on United’s all-time scoring list behind Moreno (119) and Roy Lassiter (36). At Colorado, he has earned three goals and six assists in 18 games.