One of the first times that I interviewed Dwayne DeRosario was when he'd just finished playing for Canada in a scoreless draw versus the U.S.
Since the announcement had just been made about Toronto, I asked him if he was going to play there.
He admitted that it would be nice and mentioned that he considered it his hometown.
When Kasey Keller mentioned recently that he was less inclined to take a pay cut to come to MLS because no team existed near his own hometown in the Pacific Northwest, it reminded me, of all things, of DeRosario, who is at a contract impasse with Houston.
It might be that DeRosario would take less money to play for Toronto. It might also be that Houston picked up Richard Mulrooney precisely on that basis - Mulrooney wanted to be near family in Texas. He could provide cover in the midfield if DeRosario does go to Toronto one day.