LA Galaxy 2017 Roster

This roster composition page reflects players that the league has received ALL paperwork for (ITC, Visas, federation registration, etc.) in order to be officially added to a team’s 2017 roster and be made available for MLS game selection as of April 21, 2017.

30-man Active Roster (Spots 1-30)#POSROSTER STATUSR.S.PLAYER CATEGORYCAT.NOTE
Alessandrini, Romain7MSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Almeida Machado, Joao8MSeniorSRINTL 
Arellano, Hugo21DSupplementalSUPHG 
Boateng, Emmanuel24MSeniorSRINTL 
Cole, Ashley3DSeniorSRINTL 
Diallo, Bradley53DSupplementalSUPINTL 
Diop, Clement31GKSupplementalSUP  
dos Santos, Giovani10FSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Garcia, Rafael25MSeniorSR  
Husidic, Baggio6MSeniorSR  
Jamieson, Bradford20FSeniorSRHG 
Jones, Jermaine13MSeniorSR  
Kempin, Jon22FSeniorSR  
Lassiter, Ariel15FReserveRESHG 
Lletget, Sebastian17MSeniorSR  
McBean, Jack32FSeniorSRHG 
McInerney, Jack20FSupplementalSUP  
Mendiola, Raul40MReserveRESINTL, HG 
Rogers, Robbie14DSeniorSR  
Romney, David4DSeniorSR  
Rowe, Brian12GKSeniorSR  
Smith, Nathan47DReserveRESHG 
Steres, Daniel5DSeniorSR  
Van Damme, Jelle37DSeniorSRINTL 
Villarreal, Jose33FSupplementalSUPHG 
Villarreal, Jaime19MReserveRESHG 
Zardes, Gyasi11FSeniorSRHG 
     
     
     
27 of 30 spots filled

"R.S." = Roster Status, "CAT" = Player Category

"SR" = Senior Roster, "SUP" = Supplmental Roster, "RES" = Supplmental Roster, "OL" = On loan, "DP" = Designated Player, "YDP" = Young Designated Player", "INTL" = International Player, "HG" = Homegrown Player, "GA" = Generation adidas, "GA-C" = Generation adidas Canada, "SL" = "Disabled List", "SEI" = "Season-Ending Injury", "SPND" = "Suspended"

Roster Composition

Senior Roster (Spots 1-20)
1Alessandrini, RomainDP, INTL
2Almeida Machado, JoaoINTL
3Boateng, EmmanuelINTL
4Cole, AshleyINTL
5dos Santos, GiovaniDP, INTL
6Garcia, Rafael
7Husidic, Baggio
8Jamieson, BradfordHG
9Jones, Jermaine
10Kempin, Jon
11Lletget, Sebastian
12McBean, JackHG
13Rogers, Robbie
14Romney, David
15Rowe, Brian
16Steres, Daniel
17Van Damme, JelleINTL
18Zardes, GyasiHG
19
20
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Arellano, HugoHG
22Diallo, BradleyINTL
23Diop, Clement
24McInerney, Jack
Villarreal, JoseHG
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Lassiter, ArielHG
26Mendiola, RaulINTL, HG
27Smith, NathanHG
28Villarreal, JaimeHG
29
30
Designated Players
1Alessandrini, RomainINTL
2dos Santos, GiovaniINTL
International slots
1Alessandrini, Romain
2Almeida Machado, Joao
3Boateng, Emmanuel
4Cole, Ashley
5Diallo, Bradley
6dos Santos, Giovani
7Mendiola, Raul
8Van Damme, Jelle
International players that don't count against slots
Unavailable Players
Season-ending Injury List

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Notes

  • A club's active roster is comprised of up to 30 players. All 30 players are eligible for selection to each 18-player game-day squad during the regular season and playoffs.
  • SENIOR: (ON-BUDGET) Up to 20 players, occupying roster spots 1-20, count against the club's 2017 salary budget of $3,845,000, and are referred to collectively as the club's Senior Roster.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL & RESERVE: (OFF-BUDGET) The salaries of players on the Supplemental Roster (spots 21-24) and Reserve Roster (spots 25-30) do not count toward a club's Salary Budget.
  • INTL: In 2017, a total of 176 international roster spots are divided among the 22 clubs. These spots are tradable, in full season increments, so some clubs may have more than eight and some clubs may have fewer than eight.
  • DP & Young DP: The Designated Player Rule allows clubs to acquire up to three players whose total compensation and acquisition costs exceed the maximum budget charge, with the club bearing financial responsibility for the amount of compensation above each player's budget charge. A Designated Player 23-years-old or younger during the league year a Young Designated Player Budget Charge. Designated Player spots are not tradable.
  • HG: A club may sign a player to a contract without subjecting him to the MLS SuperDraft if the player has been a member of a club's youth academy for at least one year and has met the necessary training and retention requirements. Players joining MLS through this mechanism are known as Homegrown Players.
  • GA & GA-C: Generation adidas (GA) and Generation adidas Canada (GA-C) are joint programs between MLS and adidas that are dedicated to developing exceptional domestic talent in a professional environment. Each year, a handful of top domestic collegiate underclassmen and youth national team players are signed by the league with the majority of such players entering the league through the SuperDraft.
  • All roster rules and regulations