Player Details

Name

Jukka Raitala

Height

5' 11"

Weight

168 lbs

Date of Birth

9.15.1988 (33)

Birthplace

Kerava, Finland

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Wing Back

Preferred Side

Left/Right

Footedness

Left

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Signed via trade with CF Montreal.

The Finnish National Team left back joined MNUFC in January of 2020 with four years of MLS experience, having spent the previous three seasons with Montreal where he made 69 appearances across 5,723 minutes. Raitala first joined MLS with the Columbus Crew in 2017, playing 20 games with the Crew, including two MLS Cup Playoff games. Prior to MLS, during the 2016 season, Raitala played for Sogndal IL in the Norwegian First Division, where he made 28 appearances, all starts, scoring one goal and providing five assists. Prior to joining Sogndal IL, Raitala made appearances for seven other clubs across Europe, including HJK Helsinki, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, SC Paderborn 07, Osasuna, SC Heerenveen, FC Vestsjælland and Aalborg BK.

2021: Made first appearance on April 16 at SEA... Made first start on April 24 vs RSL

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