HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Colorado on July 23, 2018.
PRONUNCIATION: Dom-in-EEK Bad-jee
Badji has grown immensely as a player since being selected late in the 2015 SuperDraft. After notching career highs in goals and assists in 2017, the former Boston University standout scored twice with one assist in nine starts for FC Dallas since arriving in a midseason trade in 2018.
OUTSIDE MLS: Badji made six appearances on loan for Charlotte Independence in the USL in 2015, and he appeared for the Rapids in the 2015 US Open Cup.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Boston University, helping the Terriers to a conference title and won Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year his senior season.
NOTES: Born in Senegal, Badji spent part of his youth in Tanzania and Zimbabwe before moving to Alexandria, Virginia to attend boarding school...Selected 67th overall by Colorado in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.