Brad Guzan

Brad Guzan
Brad Guzan
Brad Guzan
Real Name: Brad Guzan
HT: 6' 4" WT: 209
Age: 36 (09/09/1984)
Birthplace: Evergreen Park, IL

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on January 26, 2017. Joined team in July. Signed to a multi-year contract extension through 2023 on February 10, 2020.

Guzan is one of the top goalkeepers in MLS. He joined Atlanta United in the middle of the 2017 season after nine years in the English Premier League and has been an integral part of the US national team for the better part of a decade, including starting many World Cup qualifiers. In 2019, he was tied for the league-lead with 18 wins and 14 clean sheets, a new club record. 

INTERNATIONAL: Guzan has been capped by the United States Men’s National Team 64 times, making his debut Feb. 19, 2006 in a friendly against Guatemala. He has been a part of the USMNT squad for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, 2007 and 2015 Concacaf Gold Cups, as well as the 2007 Copa America and 2016 Copa America Centenario, where he was the starting keeper. In the Copa America Centenario, Guzan helped lead the USMNT to the semifinals where they lost to the eventual runners-up Argentina. During their run, he guided the team to wins over Costa Rica (June 7), Paraguay (June 11) and Ecuador (June 16) in the quarterfinals. In World Cup Qualifying for World Cup Brazil 2014, Guzan filled in for an injured Tim Howard during the Hexagonal stage of qualification for two matches. He posted back-to-back shutouts against Costa Rica, 1-0 (March 23), and Mexico, 0-0 (March 27). Guzan was also the starting keeper for the United States U-21 team in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

OUTSIDE MLS: He spent nine years in the English Premier League, most recently playing for Middlesbrough before spending the previous eight seasons with Aston Villa. Guzan began his career in MLS with Chivas USA where he played four seasons from 2005-2008, making 78 starts and leading them to the playoffs three times. In 2008 he transferred to Aston Villa, tallying 144 appearances in the top-flight of English football. Guzan made 171 appearances across all competitions during his time with the Villans.

COLLEGE: Guzan played two seasons in college with the University of South Carolina where he started 38 games over his freshman and sophomore seasons. He recorded 13 clean sheets and made 173 saves during his time with the Gamecocks while making it to the NCAA Tournament in 2004.

NOTES: No. 2 pick in 2005 SuperDraft...2007 MLS Best XI selection, 2007, 2018, 2019 MLS All-Star

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Atlanta United2323207065930006134
2019Atlanta United343430601491433518124
2018Atlanta United3333291488141672066
2017Atlanta United141412608381011617
2008Chivas USA151513504482011654
2007Chivas USA27272430138725231467
2006Chivas USA131311705491911364
2005Chivas USA24232079210446793164
Career Totals-18318216333605572342127766540
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