HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Portland on Dec. 10, 2017.
Mattocks is a speedy forward who can upend the opposition with his ability to get behind the defensive line. He joins D.C. United looking to claim a starting spot.
INTERNATIONAL: Mattocks has scored 14 goals in 42 appearances for Jamaica. He was selected to Jamaica’s Copa America and CONCACAF Gold Cup rosters in 2015, recording goals in a 2-1 win over the United States in the semifinal and against Mexico in the 2015 Gold Cup final.
OUTSIDE MLS: Won the 2015 Amway Canadian Championship with Vancouver, and featured in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League group stage for the Whitecaps.
COLLEGE: Played collegiately at the University of Akron, winning the 2010 NCAA College Cup with the Zips. Was second in scoring in NCAA Division I his sophomore season, and was named MAC Player of the Year that season. Was an All-MAC first team selection both of his seasons at Akron.
NOTES: The Portmore, Jamaica native was part of Waterhouse FC's youth system prior to joining Akron. Topped the rankings of the 2012 MLS 24 Under 24 list.