Player Details

Name

Ismael Tajouri-Shradi

Height

5' 6"

Weight

141 lbs

Date of Birth

3.28.1994 (27)

Birthplace

Bern, Libya

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Left/Right

Footedness

Left

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transfer from Austria Wien on Jan. 12, 2018. Agreed to a new multi-year contract on January 16, 2020.

A right winger who can also play underneath striker, Tajouri brings power, pace and one-v-one skill to the NYCFC attack. The 26-year-old Libyan forward has 19 goals and eight assists in 61 regular season matches with NYCFC.

INTERNATIONAL: Born in Switzerland to Libyan parents, Tajouri also holds an Austrian passport. He has represented Libya at the Under-20 level and has four caps for the senior national team.

OUTSIDE MLS: Came through the youth ranks at Austrian Wien in 2013 and went on loan to second-division Rheindorf Altach, helping them to promotion to the Austrian Bundesliga. After two-and-a-half years at Altach, Tajouri returned to Vienna, where he became a regular starter and enjoyed a career-best campaign in 2016-17, scoring 10 goals across all competitions.

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