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 is a hulking center back who enjoyed a breakout season in 2016. He was a finalist for Defender of the Year after helping the Rapids set defensive records. He is known for his positioning and organization, as well as being a threat on set pieces.

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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