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By ESPN Staff
Jul 25, 2014

Dynamo add Honduras' Luis Garrido

Luis Garrido, left, has joined the Houston Dynamo on loan.

Hot on the heels of singing U.S. international DaMarcus Beasley, the Houston Dynamo on Friday acquired Honduras midfielder Luis Garrido on loan from Olimpia.

Garrido, a central midfielder, started two games at the World Cup. and faced the U.S. in a qualifying match in February.

The Dynamo became interested in Garrido in October 2012, when he started for Olimpia against Houston in a CONCACAF Champions League match.

"I think he is a good player," Dynamo coach Dominic Kinnear said in a statement. "He has a good amount of bite in the middle of the field, good energy and is a good passer of the ball. We have watched him for a few years in the CONCACAF Champions League and World Cup qualifiers, and he showed well in the World Cup. We think he is a player that will fit in with the way we play and it a good opportunity to bring him here."

Garrido joins two other Honduras internationals in Houston: Boniek Garcia and Alex Lopez.

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