Since then, per his Instagram account, the RBNY utility player has been doing his best to keep himself entertained as his knee recovers:
But RBNY's snappiest dresser is heading to the official MLS off-season with more than just a seasonally-appropriate suit: he can run again.
Good news for Lade. Good news for RBNY. The team faces a shorter-than-usual off-season this year, with CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals starting at the end of February - it will be important to avoid a repeat of the injury-exacerbated pratfall that was the start to the Red Bulls' 2016.