Jozy Altidore

Jozy Altidore
Jozy Altidore
Jozy Altidore
Real Name: Jozy Altidore
HT: 6' 0" WT: 175
Designated Player
Age: 31 (11/06/1989)
Birthplace: Livingston, NJ
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Designated Player on January 16, 2015 after a transfer from Sunderland A.F.C.

Generally used as a target forward, Altidore is particularly known for his strong, physical presence in the box. He went pro at age 16 in MLS, sandwiched around a European career, and returned to MLS in 2015. He scored the game winner to give Toronto FC their first MLS Cup in 2017.  

INTERNATIONAL: Altidore is one of the most decorated players in the history of the US national team, scoring the third-most goals in history with 42. Has been a member of two different World Cup teams (2010, 2014). He scored against Spain in the 2009 Confederations Cup semifinals as the US advanced to the final.

OUTSIDE MLS: After two seasons with the MetroStars (2006-2008), Altidore transferred to La Liga side Villarreal CF on June 4, 2008. In January 2009, he was loaned to Spanish Segunda División club Xerex CD but did not make an appearance due to tie surgery. He then joined Hull City A.F.C. on loan for 1009-10. In 2011, he joined Turkish Super Lig club Buraspor on a six-month loan. Atidore signed with Dutch Eredivise side, AZ Alkmaar on July 15, 2011 and remained with the club for two seasons, making a combined 93 appearances and scored 51 goals for the club. He was part of the club’s 2012-13 KNVB Cup winning side, and finished as the tournament’s leading scorer. That same season Altidore set the record for goals scored by an American playing in a European league with 31. Altidore was later sold to Sunderland on July 5, 2013.

NOTES:  Seventeenth overall selection in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft. MLS All-star 2015, 2017. MLS Cup MVP 2017.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Toronto FC131027461281412530
2019Toronto FC22181116917502430940
2018Toronto FC131278771269191031
2017Toronto FC272515219466830501480
2016Toronto FC23161014875432143940
2015Toronto FC25211317960371839732
2008New York Red Bulls873665113818400
2007New York Red Bulls22159139944320381240
2006New York Red Bulls73332907511110
Career Totals-16012773111842531514926071303
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