How Acquired: Trade with Philadelphia Union on Friday, September 13, 2013
Konopka enters his second season with Toronto FC, after he was acquired in a trade with the Philadelphia Union on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was originally selected in the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft by the then Kansas City Wizards. He left the club at the conclusion of the 2007 season to trial with Bohemians FC of the League of Ireland. He later signed and was part of the club’s “Irish Double,” winning both the League of Ireland Championship and the FAI Cup. Konopka spent two more seasons in Ireland with Sporting Fingal (2009), and Waterford United (2010). He re-joined the league as part of the MLS Goalkeeper Pool in 2011 and was called into service for both the New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew that season. Konopka signed with the Philadelphia Union. Prior to his professional career, Konopka played his collegiate soccer at Providence College. During his time with the Friars, he helped lead the school to three straight Big East Championship Semi-Finals and two NCAA Tournaments.