Major League Soccer's defending Western Conference regular season and Supporters Shield champion Los Angeles Galaxy announced Tuesday they have acquired former DC United forward Adam Cristman in exchange for United getting a first round pick in the revived 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft January 18.
A fourth round pick of the New England Revolution in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft, Cristman played two seasons there and was a finalist for the league's Rookie of the Year award with four goals and four assists in a career-high 28 games in 2007.
In 2008, due to a toe injury, he was limited to scoring a career-high six goals in 18 games.
Traded before the 2009 season to the Kansas City Wizards (now Sporting Kansas City), he played five games due to a fractured metatarsal.
Ar DC United, the league's worst team last season, he started eight of 17 games and had two goals and an assist.