Roy Miller had a very successful career for the New York Red Bulls, though the two Supporters' Shields the club won during his tenure happened to coincide with seasons in which his role on the first team was diminished. Nonetheless, he deserves to be remembered with respect by RBNY fans.
Since leaving the club this winter, Miller has continued to be successful, settling in with perennial Costa Rican heavyweight Saprissa, winning a regular start, helping the club to a second-place finish in the Primera Division's Torneo de Verano table (and an early playoff exit - old habits die hard), and scoring a goal - something he never managed to do for RBNY.
All of that kept him on the radar of his national team and won him a selection to Costa Rica's 40-man preliminary roster for this summer's Copa America Centenario. Unfortunately, he has landed on the side of the 17 being left behind rather than the 23 chosen to represent Los Ticos in the tournament:
Muy contento te estar entre los 23 convocados de Costa Rica para la Copa America Dios primero una batalla mas⚽⚪ pic.twitter.com/rutpwAlnUe— Christian Bolaños (@BOLACRIS7) May 17, 2016
On the bright side, Miller - who finished his career 11th on the club's all-time minutes played list - stopped by RBNY training this week, and was warmly greeted by his old team:
Warm welcome for Roy Miller in Hanover today. Spent six seasons with #RBNY from 2010-2015. pic.twitter.com/DGnNOKLbJV— Eric Giacometti (@Eric_Giacometti) May 16, 2016