Dax McCarty

Dax McCarty
Dax McCarty
Dax McCarty
Real Name: Dax McCarty
HT: 5' 9" WT: 150
Age: 30 (04/30/1987)
Birthplace: Winter Park, FL
Hometown: Winter Park, FL

Acquired: Traded from the New York Red Bulls on January 16, 2017 for $400,000 in General Allocation Money.

Was the emotional and physical leader of the Red Bulls from 2011-16, as they won two Supporters' Shields (2013, 2015). McCarty has a great ability to cover ground and win tackles while protecting his backline. The native Floridian has become one of the most efficient passers in the league, and was rewarded in 2015 as he was named to the MLS Best XI and MLS All-Star Game for the first time in his career. He will look to become a bedrock for the rebuilding Fire in 2017.

PROFESSIONAL: Started his career as a bench player for FC Dallas but over the course of his development became a vital part of the squad including starting their MLS Cup appearance. Spent a half season with DC United before being swapped for Dwayne De Rosario and heading to the New York Red Bulls.

INTERNATIONAL: 5 senior US caps, including captaining the squad in a friendly. Called into 2017 January camp. Had a successful youth career as a member of the 2008 Beijing Olympic team, 2007 FIFA U-20 World team and was a member of the United States U-17 Residency Program.

COLLEGE: Had successful two-year career at the University of North Carolina including a second team All-American award.

NOTES: Was drafted in the first round of the 2006 MLS SuperDraft (No. 6 overall) as a Generation Adidas member. Brother Dustin, played professionally with the LA Galaxy in 2011.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017Chicago Fire282802465515326240
2016NY Red Bulls272632268524828130
2015NY Red Bulls323212777818435160
2014NY Red Bulls312932661324726320
2013New York Red Bulls302942582417628120
2012New York Red Bulls3333329183401040360
2011New York Red Bulls1614011754809410
2011D.C. United13110946210212110
2010FC Dallas211811604218617140
2009FC Dallas2827323406321329030
2008FC Dallas17808212223210
2007FC Dallas251811604713512000
2006FC Dallas200110002000
Career Totals-3032731924172512216626719330
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