Soony Saad

Soony Saad
22
Forward
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • 5' 10"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 08-17-1992
  • Dearborn, MI

After leading the NCAA in scoring with a school record 19 goals as a freshman at the University of Michigan, Saad was signed by Major League Soccer and allocated to Sporting Kansas City via a lottery draft in July 2011. He scored nine minutes into his MLS debut on his 19th birthday and scored again against Club Deportivo Guadalajara in an international friendly during his rookie season. Saad hasrepresented the United States at the youth level, including appearances with the Under-20 Men’s National Team.

2013: MLS: Had a breakthrough year with a career high in games played (23) and games started (15). Tallied a career-best four goals and four assists. He notched his first assist of the season, first game-winning assist, and second career assist in a 1-0 win over D.C. United on April 5. Scored two goals against Toronto FC on July 13. Followed that up with a goal in a dramatic 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake on July 20. Tallied two assists in a dominant 3-0 win over the New England Revolution on August 10. Scored the team's second goal in a 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew on September 7. CCL: Started three 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League group stage matches. Scored two goals in a 2-0 win at Olimpia on August 27. Open Cup: Did not feature.

2012: Saad played in nine games and made two starts for Sporting Kansas City during the 2012 regular season, earning an assist in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium. Saad scored two goals in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Third Round to propell Sporting Kansas City past Orlando City SC by a scoreline of 3-2. Saad also appeared in the fourth round and played 90 minutes in the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament. Saad started in both international friendlies for Sporting Kansas City, playing 180 minutes combined against Montpellier Herault SC and Stoke City FC. Saad is tied with Bunbury and Dwyer for most goals scored by a Sporting Kansas City player during the 2012 MLS Reserve League season with two.

2011: Signed by Major League Soccer and allocated via lottery draft to Sporting Kansas City on July 5. Made his debut with Sporting Kansas City on July 20, during a friendly with Newcastle United. Scored nine minutes into his MLS debut during a 3-1 win over the Portland Timbers on August 17, marking his 19th birthday.  Saad scored again in an international friendly against CD Guadalajara on October 12.

NATIONAL TEAM: Actively involved with the United States youth national team system, most recently being invited as one of two collegiate players to join the U.S. Under-20 camp in December, where he scored the match-winner in an international friendly against Canada. Saad has been selected to join the Lebanon Men's National Team after becoming eligible in May 2013. Saad is the first player in MLS history to be selected to play with the Lebanese National Team and will be participating in a friendly vs. Oman on May 29th in Qatar.

COLLEGE: Attended the University of Michigan, where he led the NCAA in scoring and set a Michigan single-season record with 19 goals, while also adding five assists in 2010. He was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and earned spots on the All-Big Ten First Team, NSCAA All-Great Lakes First Team and NSCAA All-American Second Team, after helping lead the Wolverines to their first NCAA College Cup appearance.

YOUTH: The 2009-2010 National Gatorade Player of the Year at Dearborn High School. In his senior season at Dearborn, Saad set a single-season state high school record for goals in a season with 76. A first team All-American selection by ESPN RISE and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American honoree in 2009, Saad was the 2008 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Player of the Year. He was also named the Michigan Soccer Coaches Association’s “Mr. Soccer." Saad completed his high school career with a state-record 172 goals and 51 assists.

PERSONAL: Livepool FC fan. Favorite player is Zinedine Zidane. Takes a nap at noon and eats pasta before every game. Favorite memory is scoring on his birthday in his Sporting Kansas City debut. Favorite saying is "You'll never walk alone." Has two pictures of himself with Pierce Brosnan- the first photo with Pierce Brosnan was taken without Saad's knowledge.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2014 Sporting Kansas City 19 8 3 798 1 27 11 13 0 1 0
2013 Sporting Kansas City 23 15 4 1353 4 58 15 18 3 1 0
2012 Sporting Kansas City 9 2 0 305 1 7 2 5 0 0 0
2011 Sporting Kansas City 4 0 1 39 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
Career Totals 55 25 8 2495 6 94 29 37 3 2 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 19 8 3 798 1 27 11 13 0 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 2 0 0 43 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 23 15 4 1353 4 58 15 18 3 1 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 9 2 0 305 1 7 2 5 0 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 4 0 1 39 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/12/2014 KC @ CHV W 4-0 Subbed On 21 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 KC @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 KC @ NE L 1-3 Started 66 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
8/29/2014 HOU @ KC L 3-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/23/2014 DC @ KC L 3-0 Started 79 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 TOR @ KC W 1-4 Started 90 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 0
8/10/2014 KC @ VAN L 0-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/26/2014 KC @ TOR W 2-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/19/2014 LA @ KC W 1-2 Started 73 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB W 2-1 Started 57 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
7/12/2014 KC @ MTL W 2-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2014 CHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 62 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
6/27/2014 KC @ POR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU W 2-0 Started 90 1 0 4 3 3 1 1 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC L 0-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/27/2014 NY @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2014 TOR @ KC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2014 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 KC @ MTL W 3-0 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC W 0-2 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 KC @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 MTL @ KC W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 RSL @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 KC @ COL W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 SJ @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 DAL @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI W 2-1 Started 75 0 0 4 1 2 4 0 0
10/18/2013 DC @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0
10/9/2013 KC @ HOU T 0-0 Started 59 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB W 1-0 Started 70 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC L 1-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/21/2013 KC @ TOR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC W 0-3 Started 64 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
8/31/2013 COL @ KC W 1-2 Started 79 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI L 0-1 Subbed On 33 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2013 KC @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 1 4 0 0
8/10/2013 NE @ KC W 0-3 Started 77 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0
8/3/2013 NY @ KC L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 8 3 0 1 0 0
7/27/2013 KC @ MTL L 0-1 Started 89 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0
7/20/2013 KC @ RSL W 2-1 Started 79 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0
7/13/2013 TOR @ KC W 0-3 Started 81 2 0 5 3 1 2 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI W 2-1 Subbed On 38 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
7/3/2013 VAN @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 6 0 2 1 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC W 2-3 Started 89 0 1 9 2 1 2 0 0
6/22/2013 KC @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 MTL @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2013 KC @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 KC @ HOU W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 SEA @ KC L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2013 CHV @ KC W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 KC @ LA L 0-2 Subbed On 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2013 KC @ NY W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2013 DC @ KC W 0-1 Subbed On 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 MTL @ KC W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 KC @ NE T 0-0 Started 63 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 KC @ TOR L 1-2 Subbed On 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 KC @ NY T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 KC @ MTL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 KC @ NY W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 TOR @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/26/2012 NY @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 KC @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2012 DC @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 KC @ NE W 1-0 Subbed On 83 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 NE @ KC T 0-0 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 KC @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB W 2-0 Started 52 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/7/2012 HOU @ KC T 0-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 KC @ MTL W 3-1 Subbed On 21 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC L 1-0 Subbed On 18 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI L 0-4 Subbed On 16 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 KC @ SEA T 1-1 Started 86 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/16/2012 TOR @ KC W 0-2 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/27/2012 SJ @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 KC @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 MTL @ KC L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 KC @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2012 KC @ VAN W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 RSL @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 LA @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 KC @ CHV W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/25/2012 DAL @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 NE @ KC W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 KC @ DC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 KC @ DC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 NY @ KC W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/1/2011 KC @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 KC @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 HOU @ KC W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2011 LA @ KC T 2-2 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/27/2011 DAL @ KC L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2011 DC @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2011 POR @ KC W 1-3 Subbed On 27 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/6/2011 SEA @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 RSL @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 NE @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 TOR @ KC W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 KC @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 KC @ POR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves