He has also gained 58 caps for the United States men's national soccer team. VIDEO REVIEW: Kyle Beckerman Red Card Incident, Real Salt Lake - 60th minute September 19, 2020 (1 min) YELLOW CARD: Kyle Beckerman, Real Salt Lake - 8th minute Beckerman still makes an impact on the pitch when he's out there, and in the RSL locker room. Beckerman signed a one-year contract in January and said he has no plans beyond this season. Gordon Monson: BYU always wanted to play football the way it did 40 years ago. And they accomplished this without big-name, multi-million dollar Designated Players in one of the league’s smallest cities. In Salt Lake City, Beckerman and his twin found equilibrium. Two hundred channels and nothing but cats, Community Player Ratings Vote - Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas. By James Edward @DNewsPreps Aug 31, 2020, 2:06pm MDT Share this story. #RSL pic.twitter.com/Vbmwixc8XR. Beckerman is entering his 14th season with RSL and 21st overall in Major League Soccer. We’re roommates now!’” Beckerman told SI.com. They were fueled by patience, perseverance, flexibility, and perhaps most importantly, an instinct to plant deep roots in more modest soil. And when Beckerman’s 2020 season begins (he left Saturday’s preseason loss to Phoenix Rising with an injury), he’ll be the last person to have fought in both. When I got to Colorado, I thought I’d be there forever. He does not consider himself the type of player that pouts and takes it personally when he is not chosen for the starting lineup, and he knows what kind of effect that has on a locker room. RSL got the shutout, but was unable to finish. Everyone bought into a system together, and we really knew we needed to be together if we were going to be at the top with the class of the league.”. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News “Soccer is an extremely team sport, and that goes for the 11 guys on and it goes for the 18 [or] 20 guys we got on the bench, plus the staff,” Beckerman said. As contract negotiations lagged during the offseason, Beckerman said there were times he doubted whether a deal would get done and whether he’d be spending more time fly fishing this spring. Maybe they’ll come back.”. For three former BYU football stars, Sunday’s NFL action brought about positive results in team wins. “Seth was still living at home and when I found out I got picked by Colorado, I turned to him and said, ‘Hey! This was the narrative during the early days of MLS: conservation, contraction and cohabitation. Beckerman may be on the field less, but the team continues to feel his influence. I didn’t really think of it the way we look at it now, with the minimum [salary] and where it is now. Kyle Beckerman returning to Real Salt Lake for his 14th season. Beckerman said he felt excited about being back with the team and the community he’s called home for the last 13 years.