Axel Sjöberg

Axel Sjöberg
Axel Sjöberg
Axel Sjöberg
Real Name: Axel Sjöberg
HT: 6' 7" WT: 210
Age: 26 (03/08/1991)
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in the first round (No. 14) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 15, 2015.

PRONUNCIATION: whoy-bury (watch Sjӧberg pronounce it)

Sjoberg enjoyed a breakout year in 2016. However, 2017 proved to be a bit more frustrating as the defender missed 12 games during the first half of the season. He'll rely on his positioning, organization, and ability on set pieces to get back to peak form in 2018.

COLLEGE: Played four years at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he was named to the All-Big East first team and was the winner of Marquette’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2014.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017Colorado Rapids191911637011223011
2016Colorado Rapids313122772111625060
2015Colorado Rapids141401259012424051
Career Totals-64643566813412720122
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