A product of the renowned FC Barcelona academy La Masia, Rosell joins the Lions from Sporting Clube de Portugal of Liga NOS, Portugal’s top flight. After signing with the Leões in July 2014, Rosell, commonly known as ‘Uri,’ made four Taça de Portugal Placard appearances to help Sporting win the 2014/15 Portuguese cup. Overall, Rosell made 22 appearances with Sporting Club de Portugal, including 12 in Liga NOS, one in the UEFA Champions League and one in the Europa League. Rosell spent the following three campaigns on loan with first-tier sides Vitória Guimarães SC, CF Belenenses and most recently with Portimonense SC, making 39 overall appearances and scoring one goal.
The midfielder returns to MLS after a successful two-year stint with Sporting Kansas City beginning in August 2012. Rosell played a key role in Kansas City’s 2013 MLS Cup championship, registering 31 appearances, one goal and two assists in the regular season, and featuring in five MLS Cup playoffs games that campaign. Rosell also recorded six appearances in the 2013/14 CONCACAF Champions League. Rosell made 57 overall appearances, scored two goals and two assists for Kansas City.
After joining La Masia in 2006 at age 14, Rosell made his professional debut with FC Barcelona B in August 2012 before appearing in five more games that season in La Liga 2. On the international stage, Rosell has one cap with the Catalonia national team.