MLS Players by Birthplace

As of March 2020 | CREDIT: Elias Sports Bureau

722 Players from 73 Countries

BY REGION

  • Africa - 44 players
  • Asia & Oceania - 11 players
  • Europe - 139 players
  • North America - 402 players
  • South America - 126 players

ANGOLA (1)

  • Lagos Kunga (ATL)

ARGENTINA (38)

  • Ignacio Aliseda (CHI)
  • Yamil Asad (DC)
  • Ezequiel Barco (ATL)
  • Sebastián Blanco (POR)
  • Gustavo Bou (NE)
  • Víctor Cabrera (HOU)
  • Julián Carranza (MIA)
  • Valentín Castellanos (NYC)
  • Tomás Conechny (POR)
  • Emil Cuello (LA)
  • Franco Escobar (ATL)
  • Cristian Espinoza (SJ)
  • Nicolás Figal (MIA)
  • Braian Galván (COL)
  • Alejandro "Kaku" Romero Gamarra (RBNY)
  • Gastón Giménez (CHI)
  • Érik Godoy (VAN)
  • Federico Higuaín (DC)
  • Emiliano Insúa (LA)
  • Franco Jara (DAL)
  • Emanuel Maciel (MTL)
  • Pity Martínez (ATL)
  • Tomás Martínez (HOU)
  • Fernando Meza (ATL)
  • Maximiliano Moralez (NYC)
  • Cristian Pavón (LA)
  • Matías Pellegrini (MIA)
  • Pablo Piatti (TOR)
  • Eric Remedi (ATL)
  • Andres Rios (SJ)
  • Pablo Ruiz (RSL)
  • Rodrigo Schlegel (ORL)
  • Maximiliano Urruti (MTL)
  • Milton Valenzuela (CLB)
  • Diego Valeri (POR)
  • Daniel Vega (SJ)
  • Matías Vera (HOU)
  • Lucas Zelarayán (CLB)

AUSTRALIA (1)

  • Andy Rose (VAN)

AUSTRIA (2)

  • Marko Marić (HOU)
  • Daniel Royer (RBNY)

BELGIUM (1)

  • Laurent Ciman (TOR)

BOLIVIA (1)

  • Jairo Quinteros (MIA)

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (1)

  • Haris Medunjanin (CIN)

BRAZIL (20)

  • Artur Artur (CLB)
  • Auro Jr. Auro Jr. (TOR)
  • Bressan (DAL)
  • Antônio Carlos (ORL)
  • Luiz Fernando (ATL)
  • Nicolas Firmino (NE)
  • Heber Heber (NYC)
  • Ilsinho Ilsinho (PHI)
  • Judson Judson (SJ)
  • Everton Luiz (RSL)
  • Felipe Martins (DC)
  • João Paulo (SEA)
  • Robinho (ORL)
  • Matheus Rossetto (ATL)
  • Ruan (ORL)
  • Thiago Santos (DAL)
  • Sergio Santos (PHI)
  • Andre Shinyashiki (COL)
  • Danilo Silva (LAFC)
  • Júnior Urso (ORL)

CAMEROON (5)

  • Tah Brian Anunga (NSH)
  • Clément Bayiha (MTL)
  • Olivier Mbaizo (PHI)
  • Hassan Ndam (CIN)
  • Nouhou Tolo (SEA)

CANADA (45)

CHILE (5)

  • Pablo Aránguiz (DAL)
  • José Bizama (HOU)
  • Felipe Gutierrez (SKC)
  • Felipe Mora (POR)
  • Diego Rubio (COL)

COLOMBIA (20)

  • Juan Agudelo (MIA)
  • Dairon Asprilla (POR)
  • Eduard Atuesta (LAFC)
  • Michael Barrios (DAL)
  • Luis Alberto Caicedo (NE)
  • Diego Chara (POR)
  • Yimmi Chara (POR)
  • Cristian Dájome (VAN)
  • Jesus Ferreira (DAL)
  • Yeimar Gómez Andrade (SEA)
  • Felipe Hernandez (SKC)
  • Mauro Manotas (HOU)
  • Jimmy Medranda (NSH)
  • Fredy Montero (VAN)
  • Santiago Mosquera (DAL)
  • Miguel Nazarit (NSH)
  • Santiago Patiño (ORL)
  • Darwin Quintero (HOU)
  • Andrés Reyes (MIA)
  • Eddie Segura (LAFC)

COSTA RICA (12)

  • Francisco Calvo (CHI)
  • Julio Cascante (POR)
  • Allan Cruz (CIN)
  • Luis Díaz (CLB)
  • Waylon Francis (CLB)
  • Giancarlo González (LA)
  • Randall Leal (NSH)
  • Marvin Loría (POR)
  • Ronald Matarrita (NYC)
  • Joseph Mora (DC)
  • Ulises Segura (DC)
  • Kendall Waston (CIN)

CROATIA (4)

  • Dejan Jaković (LAFC)
  • Damir Kreilach (RSL)
  • Robert Punčec (SKC)
  • Dario Župarić (POR)

CUBA (3)

  • Osvaldo Alonso (MIN)
  • Maikel Chang (RSL)
  • Jorge Corrales (MTL)

CZECH REPUBLIC (3)

  • Jeremy Kelly (COL)
  • Zdeněk Ondrášek (DAL)
  • Albert Rusnák (RSL)

DENMARK (4)

  • Niko Hansen (HOU)
  • David Jensen (RBNY)
  • Mathias Jørgensen (RBNY)
  • Younes Namli (COL)

DR CONGO (2)

  • Georges Mukumbilwa (VAN)
  • Michee Ngalina (PHI)

ECUADOR (6)

  • Xavier Arreaga (SEA)
  • José Cifuentes (LAFC)
  • Romario Ibarra (MIN)
  • Jhegson Sebastián Méndez (ORL)
  • Diego Palacios (LAFC)
  • Cristian Penilla (NE)

EL SALVADOR (2)

  • Darwin Cerén (HOU)
  • Andrés Flores (POR)

ENGLAND (15)

  • Mo Adams (ATL)
  • Sebastian Berhalter (CLB)
  • Luis Binks (MTL)
  • Dom Dwyer (ORL)
  • Mandela Egbo (RBNY)
  • Jack Elliott (PHI)
  • Cameron Lancaster (NSH)
  • Michael Mancienne (NE)
  • Luke Mulholland (RSL)
  • James Musa (MIN)
  • Jack Price (COL)
  • Josh Sims (RBNY)
  • Anton Walkes (ATL)
  • Casey Walls (SJ)
  • Bradley Wright-Phillips (LAFC)

ESTONIA (1)

  • Erik Sorga (DC)

ETHIOPIA (1)

  • Gadi Kinda (SKC)

FINLAND (4)

  • Lassi Lappalainen (MTL)
  • Robin Lod (MIN)
  • Jukka Raitala (MTL)
  • Alexander Ring (NYC)

FRANCE (22)

  • Nicolas Benezet (COL)
  • Frédéric Brillant (DC)
  • Rudy Camacho (MTL)
  • Maxime Chanot (NYC)
  • Aurélien Collin (PHI)
  • Mathieu Deplagne (CIN)
  • Amadou Dia (SKC)
  • Clément Diop (MTL)
  • Jeremy Ebobisse (POR)
  • Rod Fanni (MTL)
  • Larrys Mabiala (POR)
  • Paul Marie (SJ)
  • Chris Mavinga (TOR)
  • Romain Metanire (MIN)
  • David Milinković (VAN)
  • Jason Pendant (RBNY)
  • Adrien Regattin (CIN)
  • Saphir Taïder (MTL)
  • Diedie Traore (LA)
  • Florian Valot (RBNY)
  • Quentin Westberg (TOR)
  • Wilfried Zahibo (NE)

GAMBIA (1)

  • Kekuta Manneh (CIN)

GEORGIA (2)

  • Guram Kashia (SJ)
  • Valeri Qazaishvili (SJ)

GERMANY (13)

  • Julian Gressel (DC)
  • Fabian Herbers (CHI)
  • Florian Jungwirth (SJ)
  • Jerome Kiesewetter (MIA)
  • Ben Lundt (CIN)
  • Hany Mukhtar (NSH)
  • Kacper Przybylko (PHI)
  • Marc Rzatkowski (RBNY)
  • Amar Sejdič (MTL)
  • Kai Wagner (PHI)
  • Gordon Wild (LA)
  • Andrew Wooten (PHI)
  • Gedion Zelalem (NYC)

GHANA (12)

  • Mohammed Abu (DC)
  • Lalas Abubakar (COL)
  • David Accam (NSH)
  • Harrison Afful (CLB)
  • Francis Atuahene (DAL)
  • Latif Blessing (LAFC)
  • Emma Boateng (DC)
  • Abu Danladi (NSH)
  • Derrick Jones (NSH)
  • Jonathan Mensah (CLB)
  • Leonard Owusu (VAN)
  • Ema Twumasi (DAL)

GUINEA-BISSAU (2)

  • Janio Bikel (VAN)
  • Gerso Fernandes (SKC)

HAITI (3)

  • Zachary Brault-Guillard (MTL)
  • Steeven Saba (MTL)
  • Denso Ulysse (MIA)

HONDURAS (9)

  • Bryan Acosta (DAL)
  • Danilo Acosta (LA)
  • Brayan Beckeles (NSH)
  • Alberth Elis (HOU)
  • Roger Espninoza (SKC)
  • Maynor Figueroa (HOU)
  • Boniek García (HOU)
  • Douglas Martínez (RSL)
  • Romell Quioto (MTL)

HUNGARY (2)

  • Botond Barath (SKC)
  • Dániel Sallói (SKC)

ICELAND (1)

  • Gudmundur Thórarinsson (NYC)

IRAQ (1)

  • Ali Adnan (VAN)

IRELAND (3)

  • Jon Gallagher (ATL)
  • Jake Mulraney (ATL)
  • Shane O'Neill (SEA)

IVORY COAST (1)

  • Ballou Tabla (MTL)

JAMAICA (5)

  • Andre Blake (PHI)
  • Cory Burke (PHI)
  • Oniel Fisher (DC)
  • Darren Mattocks (CIN)
  • Alvas Powell (MIA)

JAPAN (2)

  • Tsubasa Endoh (TOR)
  • Yuya Kubo (CIN)

KENYA(3)

  • Handwalla Bwana (SEA)
  • Siad Haji (SJ)
  • Victor Wanyama (MTL)

LIBERIA (3)

  • Sam Johnson (RSL)
  • Darlington Nagbe (CLB)
  • Moses Nyeman (DC)

LIBYA (1)

  • Mohamed El-Munir (LAFC)

LIECHTENSTEIN (1)

  • Nicolas Hasler (CHI)

MARTINIQUE (1)

  • Jordy Delem (SEA)

MEXICO (12)

  • Oswaldo Alanís (SJ)
  • Jonathan dos Santos (LA)
  • Carlos Fierro (SJ)
  • Javier Hernández (LA)
  • Rey Ortiz (CIN)
  • Rodolfo Pizarro (MIA)
  • Alan Pulido (SKC)
  • Daniel Ríos (NSH)
  • Pablo Sisniega (LAFC)
  • Victor Ulloa (MIA)
  • Carlos Vela (LAFC)
  • William Yarbrough (COL)

NETHERLANDS (10)

  • Alexander Büttner (NE)
  • Danny Hoesen (SJ)
  • Johan Kappelhof (CHI)
  • Jürgen Locadia (CIN)
  • Youness Mokhtar (CLB)
  • Jamiro Monteiro (PHI)
  • Eloy Room (CLB)
  • Maikel van der Werff (CIN)
  • Kenneth Vermeer (LAFC)
  • Vito Wormgoor (CLB)

NEW ZEALAND (6)

  • Kyle Adams (HOU)
  • Noah Billingsley (MIN)
  • Michael Boxall (MIN)
  • Elliot Collier (CHI)
  • Winston Reid (SKC)
  • Bill Tuiloma (POR)

NIGERIA (6)

  • Ifunanyachi Achara (TOR)
  • Fanendo Adi (CLB)
  • George Bello (ATL)
  • Sebastien Ibeagha (NYC)
  • Orji Okwonkwo (MTL)
  • Nedum Onuoha (RSL)

NORWAY (4)

  • Adama Diomande (LAFC)
  • Jakob Glesnes (PHI)
  • Ola Kamara (DC)
  • Jorgen Skjelvik (LA)

PANAMA (2)

  • Aníbal Godoy (NSH)
  • Román Torres (MIA)

PARAGUAY (5)

  • Luis Amarilla (MIN)
  • Josué Colmán (ORL)
  • Jesús Medina (NYC)
  • Jorge Moreira (POR)
  • Cristhian Paredes (POR)

PERU (7)

  • Alexander Callens (NYC)
  • Edison Flores (DC)
  • Pedro Gallese (ORL)
  • Marcos Lopez (SJ)
  • Andy Polo (POR)
  • Yordy Reyna (VAN)
  • Raúl Ruidíaz (SEA)

POLAND (4)

  • Adam Buksa (NE)
  • Przemysław Frankowski (CHI)
  • Jarosław Niezgoda (POR)
  • Przemysław Tytoń (CIN)

PORTUGAL (4)

  • Luis Martins (SKC)
  • João Moutinho (ORL)
  • Nani (ORL)
  • Pedro Santos (CLB)

ROMANIA (1)

  • Alexandru Mitriță (NYC)

RWANDA (1)

  • Abdul Rwatubyaye (COL)

SCOTLAND (6)

  • Chris Cadden (CLB)
  • Gary Mackay-Stevens (NYC)
  • Lewis Morgan (MIA)
  • Sam Nicholson (COL)
  • Johnny Russell (SKC)
  • Danny Wilson (COL)

SENEGAL (1)

  • Dominique Badji (NSH)

SERBIA (4)

  • Aleksandar Katai (LA)
  • Boris Sekulić (CHI)
  • Luka Stojanović (CHI)
  • Ranko Veselinović (VAN)

SIERRA LEONE (1)

  • Kei Kamara (COL)

SLOVAKIA (2)

  • Ján Greguš (MIN)
  • Matej Oravec (PHI)

SLOVENIA (4)

  • Antonio Mlinar Delamea (NE)
  • Aljaž Ivačič (POR)
  • Aljaž Struna (HOU)
  • Robert Berić (CHI)

SOUTH AFRICA (1)

  • Deklan Wynne (COL)

SOUTH KOREA (2)

  • Inbeom Hwang (VAN)

SPAIN (9)

  • Miguel Berry (CLB)
  • Andreu Fontas (SKC)
  • Carles Gil (NE)
  • Bojan Krkić (MTL)
  • David Loera (ORL)
  • Álvaro Medrán (CHI)
  • Alejandro Pozuelo (TOR)
  • Oriol Rosell (ORL)
  • Ilie Sánchez (SKC)

SURINAME (1)

  • Kelvin Leerdam (SEA)

SWEDEN (8)

  • Magnus Eriksson (SJ)
  • Robin Jansson (ORL)
  • Adam Lundkvist (HOU)
  • Erik McCue (HOU)
  • Tom Pettersson (CIN)
  • Axel Sjöberg (CLB)
  • Gustav Svensson (SEA)
  • Anton Tinnerholm (NYC)

SWITZERLAND (5)

  • Siem de Jong (CIN)
  • Rolf Feltscher (LA)
  • Stefan Frei (SEA)
  • Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (NYC)
  • Reto Ziegler (DAL)

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (3)

  • Alvin Jones (RSL)
  • Joevin Jones (SEA)
  • Kevin Molino (MIN)

TUNISIA (1)

  • Jasser Khmiri (VAN)

UGANDA (1)

  • Micheal Azira (CHI)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (305)

URUGUAY (12)

  • Nicolás Acevedo (NYC)
  • José Aja (MIN)
  • Manuel Castro (ATL)
  • Thomás Chacón (MIN)
  • Diego Fagundez (NE)
  • Francisco Ginella (LAFC)
  • Nicolás Lodeiro (SEA)
  • Nicolás Mezquida (COL)
  • Mauricio Pereyra (ORL)
  • Brian Rodríguez (LAFC)
  • Diego Rossi (LAFC)
  • Marcelo Silva (RSL)

VENEZUELA (11)

  • Cristian Cásseres Jr. (RBNY)
  • Alejandro Fuenmayor (HOU)
  • Erickson Gallardo (TOR)
  • Christian Makoun (MIA)
  • Josef Martínez (ATL)
  • José Andrés Martínez (PHI)
  • Júnior Moreno (DC)
  • Miguel Ángel Navarro (CHI)
  • Ronaldo Peña (HOU)
  • Jeizon Ramírez (RSL)
  • Renzo Zambrano (POR)
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