Player Details

Name

Adam Buksa

Pronunciation

BOOK-saw

Height

6' 3"

Weight

172 lbs

Date of Birth

7.12.1996 (24)

Birthplace

Krakow, Poland

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Both

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Designated Player
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Pogon Szczecin and signed to a Designated Player contract on Dec. 20, 2019.

Buksa is the latest in a long line of talented Polish strikers, following in the footsteps of Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, Napoli's Arkadiusz Milik and AC Milan's Krzysztof Piatek. He had six goals in his first MLS season.

INTERNATIONAL: Buksa has represented Poland at multiple youth levels — Under-21, Under-19 and Under-17. In November 2018, he earned his first call up to Poland's senior team for a UEFA Nations League match but did not take the field. 

OUTSIDE MLS: Buksa bagged 22 goals in 52 appearances (47 starts) for Polish top-flight team Pogon Szczecin. After finishing as top scorer for his club last season, Buksa has continued his fine form in 2019-20, with seven goals in 18 appearances. All told, he has 28 goals in 98 appearances (64 starts) and a further 11 assists.

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