HOW ACQUIRED: Traded to Nashville SC for the 2020 season on Aug. 7, 2019 in exchange for $650,000 in General Allocation Money.
The veteran holding midfielder joins MLS expansion side Nashville SC looking to make an immediate impact and begin the club's history on the right foot. Primarily a defensive-minded midfielder, Godoy is capable of popping up with a timely goal as well, and will look to provide skill and toughness to Tennessee's MLS side after five seasons with the Earthquakes.
OUTSIDE MLS: Played for Budapest Honved FC in the top league in Hungary. Over two seasons, he appeared in 26 games and scored one goal for the Hungarian side. Prior to joining Budapest Honved FC, Godoy appeared in 113 matches for Chepo FC in Panama between 2007 and 2013, scoring 10 goals.
INTERNATIONAL: Godoy has been a mainstay on the Panama National Team, playing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He made his international debut in 2010 at the age of 20. He has earned a total of 89 caps, including appearances at each of the last three Concacaf Gold Cups, tallying one goal. He has a history of success at the Gold Cup, helping Panama reach the semifinals in 2011, the final in 2013, and capturing third place. Prior to his time with the Panamanian senior team, Godoy represented the U-20s at the 2007 U-20 FIFA World Cup in Canada.