LAFC will also have the first pick in the second (24th overall) and third rounds (47th).
Shepherd was drafted after showing well at a club combine.
A technically polished and versatile prospect, the 20-year-old Moutinho will most likely compete with veteran Jordan Harvey at left back.
A native of Lisbon, Portugal, Moutinho told reporters gathered for the draft in Philadelphia that he learned English by watching WWE.
"The one thing I do know is, you never actually know until you get them in the building". "That definitely had an impact in my life I started learning English from there". Blackmon was the West Coast Conference defender of the year last season as a senior.
After LAFC, the Los Angeles Galaxy pick second and D.C. United third. Schmid was ill and couldn't attend in person.
Montreal traded its fourth overall pick to FC Dallas for $200,000 of general allocation money, then swapped the seventh overall selection to Minnesota United FC for $150,000 of targeted allocation money. Wake Forest's Jon Bakero, who won this season's Mac Hermann Trophy for best college player, was selected fifth overall by the Chicago Fire.
Dallas selected forward Francis Atuahene out of MI with the fourth pick and Minnesota took IN forward Mason Toye at No. 7. The Badgers' Mark Segbers rounded out the Big Ten first round selections as the defender was picked No. 9 by the New England Revolution.
LAFC brings the league to 23 teams, 12 in the Western Conference and 11 in the Eastern Conference. A natural right back, Blackmon gives LAFC an option behind new signing Steven Beitashour - likely allowing Egypt worldwide Omar Gaber to play defensive midfield instead of fullback.
Fiddes, a defender from San Diego.
With Nicolas Hasler moving up to replace free agent Steven Beitashour, whose signing with Los Angeles FC is expected to be announced soon, and Raheem Edwards now in Montreal, Kubel offers depth. He scored three goals and had five assists.
Barco comes to Atlanta from Club Atletico Independiente of the Argentine first division.
Yet so much about the roster construction process remains familiar to Bradley, who has since managed the USA and Egyptian national teams, Norway's Stabaek, France's Le Havre, and Premier League side Swansea City.
"Securing a player of Ezequiel's caliber is another significant moment in Atlanta United history", Atlanta United President Darren Eales said in a statement.
MLS has undergone quite the metamorphosis since Bob Bradley last coached a match in the league more than a decade ago.
"We're excited", said Robinson.
Supporters' groups at the draft also could be heard chanting "Save Columbus" during the event.
Of United's four picks last season, only Danladi made an impact.
Major League Soccer's SuperDraft, always a crapshoot, is more complicated than ever this year.