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Montego Bay, Jamaica
MLS Career Highlights: Appeared in 344 matches with 229 starts ... Entered the 2011 season with 132 goals scored, one behind Jaime Moreno’s league-leading scoring record ... Is tied with Brian McBride for Crew all-time scoring record with 62 ... recorded 69 assists ... Is a two-time MLS Golden Boot winner (2006 and 2009) ... was named to MLS Best XI team three times (2002, 2006, 2009) ...
MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Appeared in 22 postseason matches with 15 starts ... Scored five goals and recorded five assists ... Reached the MLS Cup final with FC Dallas in 2010 ...
U.S. Open Cup Career Highlights: Appeared in 15 games scoring 5 goals and recording eight assists ... recorded game-winning goal in 2002 quarterfinal against NY/NJ Metrostars (8/6).
2010 MLS Season: appeared in 27 matches starting 13... scored 11 goals and recorded 1 assist...2010 Playoffs: appeared in three matches starting one ... had one goal in West-ern Conference Semifinal against Real salt Lake (10/30/2010).
2009 MLS Season: Scored 17 goals to take home the 2009 MLS Golden Boot in the greatest second-half run in FC Dallas history, netting 16 goals during the team ís final 14 games ... named to the MLS Best XI ... A finalist for the league MVP award ... FC Dallas team MVP ... appeared in 28 games, making 23 starts for the club ... added eight assists to his 17 goals on the year.
2008 MLS Season: Scored five times in 11 games with FCD, finishing the year with eight total goals ... Tallied his 100th career MLS goal on Aug. 16 at Columbus, in his first appear-ance in a Dallas uniform. It was his first-ever goal scored against the Crew, his former club ... Is fourth all-time in MLS history with 104 career regular season goals ... Scored twice and added an assist at Chicago on Sept. 21.
2007 MLS Season: Cunningham joined TFC on 5/22 from Real Salt Lake already with 3 goals to his credit. He played in 16 games, 13 as starter, logging 1034 minutes. Cunningham made his debut on 5/26 at Columbus. His first goal for TFC was on 6/6 vs. New York in a 2-1 loss. He scored 3 goals for TFC in 2007, taking his career MLS total to 96. He was named to the 2007 Sierra Mist All-Star inactive roster.
2006-2007 MLS Season: Scored 18 goals in 32 games for Real Salt Lake. The 2006 season was Cunningham’s best, as he led the league in scoring with 16 goals, earning him the MLS Golden Boot. He also added 11 assists that season.
2005 MLS Season: Scored 12 goals in 26 games for the Colorado Rapids. Appeared in the MLS All-Star game that season, and scored twice against Fulham F.C. of the FA Premier League.
2004 MLS Season: Appeared in 30 matches starting 19...had nine goals and 4 assists...tied Brian McBride’s Crew all-time scoring record on 10/09 at N.Y. (62 goals).
2004 MLS Playoffs: Appeared in both games as a sub.
2003 MLS Season: Appeared in 21 games, just 13 of them starts, as he battled a knee injury in the latter stages of the season ... Added five goals, seven assists and 17 points to his impressive career totals ... Had two game-winning goals and one game-winning assist ... Missed three games, from 6/14-6/28, while with the U.S. National Team at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup in France ... Missed six games, from 8/23-9/28, with a sprained right MCL, which allowed him to start just one of the clubís last 10 games ... Crafted a five-game point-scoring streak from 5/3-5/31 (3g, 2a) ... Scored the 50th goal of his MLS career on 5/10, which also proved to be the game-winner, in a 2-0 triumph over Colorado ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute of a 1-0 victory at MetroStars on 4/12 ... Assisted on Brian McBrideís game-winning goal in a 2-1 win at N.E. on 4/19... Scored The Crewís lone goal in a 1-1 tie vs. the MetroStars on 5/31... Assisted on both Crew goals in a 2-2 tie vs. Chicago on 8/13... Came off the bench at halftime of the season-finale, 10/26, to score one goal and assist on another in a 6-2 win over Chicago ...
2003 U.S. Open Cup: Assisted on all three Crew goals in a 4-3 loss to the MetroStars on 8/6 in the Round of 16. 2002 MLS Season: Appeared in 27 matches, 21 of them starts... Established new career-highs in both goals (16) and points (37) in a season... With goal 5/25 vs. Dal-las, he surpassed the 100-point plateau for his MLS career... Goal and assist on 5/18 vs. S.J. moved him into second place on The Crewís all-time scoring list... Assist on 6/15 vs. S.J. made him a ì30 (goals)-30 (assists) manî (39g, 30a) and goal vs. K.C. on 6/19 made him a ì40-30 manî... Had a five-point night (2g, 1a) and scored the game-winning goal 8/18 at K.C.... Scored two goals 6/2 at Chicago... Named MLS Player of the Week for the week ending 8/4, after posting 1g, 1gwa 7/31 at the MetroStars... Scored three goals and one assist in The Crewís 7-2 exhibition win over FC Nurmberg of the German Bundesliga on 5/15...
2002 MLS Playoffs: Started all five matches... Assisted on all four Columbus goals in its quarterfinal sweep of S.J., both on 9/25 at S.J. and both on 9/28 at Crew Stadium... Tied Andy Williamsí Crew record for assists in a playoff season (4)... Moved into third place on the clubís all-time playoff scoring list, with 3g, 5a for 11 points...
2002 US Open Cup: Appeared in three matches, all starts (including the final), in The Crewís run to the Open Cup title... Assisted on the game-winning goal 8/7 at the MetroStars in the quarterfinals.
2001 MLS Season: Appeared in 22 matches, 20 of them starts, over the course of a dazzling season in which he led the team in scoring with 33 points ... Become the first player in Crew history to accumulate double-figure totals in both goals (10) and assists (13) in a season... Finished fourth in the league in scoring and tied for third in MLS in assists... Scored the dramatic golden-goal winner in the 99th minute of the stunning 2-1 win over D.C. United on 5/19, in which The Crew played two men down for the final 32 minutes... Had a six-point night (2g, 2a) in 6-1 win over T.B. on 6/16... Had a club-record eight-game point-scoring streak (3g, 9a) from 7/4-8/15... Had five game-winning goals... Scored the winning goal and added an assist in The Crewís 4-3 exhibition victory over Bayer Leverkusen of the German Bundesliga on 5/29... 2001 MLS Playoffs: Played the full 180 minutes of The Crew’s quarterfinal series vs. S.J.... 2001 U.S. Open Cup: Played the full 90 minutes in all three matches... Scored two goals and assisted on both of Dante Washingtonís tallies on 6/27 vs. Carolina (D3 Pro)... Scored both Crew goals on 7/11 vs. Miami.
2000 MLS Season: Played in 29 match-es, starting 16 times, while battling through nagging hamstring injuries... Had two goals and eight assists for 12 points, fifth on the team... Scored the game-winning goal in The Crew’s 3-1 win over N.E. on 6/24... His other goal came in the second minute of a 1-1 tie vs. D.C. on 6/3... Also contributed three game-winning assists, including two brilliant assists in a 2-1 win vs. Dallas on 5/20... His other game-winning assists came on 7/12 vs. N.E. and 8/2 at S.J.... Scored the game-tying goal in the 84th minute of The Crew’s 2-2 draw vs. Newcastle United on 7/26... 2000 U.S. Open Cup: Started all three games.
1999 MLS Season: Played in 28 games, starting 15... Was second on the team in scoring with 12 goals and five assists for 29 points... Scored the first-ever goal in Colum-bus Crew Stadium history, a game-winning tally in the 10th minute of The Crew’s 2-0 win over N.E. on 5/15... Led the team with four game-winning goals and also had two game-winning assists... Had a pair of two goal games, both coming in 2-1 victories on the road (5/9 at S.J and 9/23 at Chicago)... Notched a goal and an assist vs. Dallas on 7/24... Had the first two-assist game of his career on 6/26 vs. the MetroStars.
1999 MLS Playoffs: Started all five playoff games, playing 90 minutes in four of the matches... Tallied three goals and one assist for seven points, including a game-winning score vs. D.C. on 11/7 in a 5-1 win... Had a series-clinching game-winning assist in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on 10/22 at T.B....
1999 U.S. Open Cup: Started and played in two of three games... Notched one assist, a game-winner in the round of 16 in a 3-0 win vs. the Carolina Dynamo.
1998 MLS Season: Was the fourth-leading scorer on the team with eight goals and one assist for 17 points... Played in 25 games with eight starts... Notched two game-winning goals and one game-winning assist... Had the first multiple-goal game of his career by tallying twice in the second half at Miami on 7/29, in a 3-2 setback... Made his MLS debut on 3/29 at Dallas in a 2-1 loss, coming off the bench... Made his first career start and scored his first career goal on 5/17 vs. L.A. ... Had a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win vs. S.J. on 5/30... 1998 MLS Playoffs: Made two appearances, no starts... Missed the first round series against the MetroStars with a sprained knee... Made his MLS playoff debut on 10/11, coming on as a sub in a 2-0 loss at D.C.
1998 Open Cup: Had a goal and an assist in three U.S. Open Cup games, including the game-winner in a 3-0 win over Miami on 7/22.
College: Attended the University of South Florida, where he earned first-team All-Conference USA honours as a sophomore and junior, and was named the Conference USA Player of the Year as a senior. He finished his career at USF with 41 goals and 36 assists.
International: Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Cunningham earned one cap for Jamaica before becoming a U.S. citizen in 2001. He has since been capped 12 times for the United States, most recently scoring the only goal for the U.S. in two 2009 friendlies, netting a left-footed finish against Denmark on Nov. 18, 2009.
Personal: Jeff and his wife, Jocelyn wel-comed the birth of their first child, Mikayla, on Sept. 15, 2008.