HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from NYCFC on December 11, 2014.
Came out of college as an electric winger who got to the end line and whipped in service. Has become very versatile playing heavy minutes at right fullback as well as winger.
PROFESSIONAL: Spent 5 years in MLS split between Chivas USA, Portland Timbers, and Sporting KC.
OUTSIDE MLS: Spent 3 years in Germany with Hannover 96.
INTERNATIONAL: Suited up for the U.S. U-20 National Team in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, starting all five of the team’s matches in the tournament and helping the team reach the quarterfinals. Made his senior national team debut in 2007, in a friendly against Sweden.
COLLEGE: Played two collegiate seasons at UCLA from 2005-06.
PERSONAL: In the offseason, opened an Italian foodcart, Zizzo’s FC, in downtown Portland.