Jeff Attinella

Jeff Attinella
Jeff Attinella
Jeff Attinella
Real Name: Jeff Attinella
HT: 6' 2" WT: 190
Age: 29 (09/29/1988)
Birthplace: Clearwater, FL

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Minnesota on December 20, 2016.

One of the more capable backup ‘keepers in the league, Attinella filled in well for Nick Rimando while he was gone on international duty since joining Real Salt Lake ahead of the 2013 season. The rangy, 6-foot-2 backstop is able to pull off the fantastic stop, and has several MLS Save of the Week wins to his name.

OUTSIDE MLS: Attinella began his pro career with his hometown Tampa Bay Rowdiesin 2011. He had a successful rookie year but really burst onto the scene in 2012, earning a spot on the NASL Best XI, earning second in the league’s MVP voting, registering 11 shutouts and making three shootout saves in the final to lead the Rowdies to the Soccer Bowl title.

COLLEGE: Played four years at the University of South Florida, earning NSCAA first-team All-American and Big East Goalkeeper of the Year honors in his junior season in 2009.

NOTES: Was selected by RSL in the 2011 SuperDraft, but didn’t stick with the team, getting cut in preseason and signing with the Rowdies before returning to RSL ahead of the 2013 season. 

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017Portland Timbers141312424452001752
2016Real Salt Lake4436008611130
2015Real Salt Lake10109001402422361
2014Real Salt Lake10109003451435244
2013Real Salt Lake54399114933121
Career Totals-4341380191527391214208
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