Sean Franklin

Sean Franklin
Sean Franklin
Sean Franklin
Real Name: Sean Franklin
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Age: 32 (03/21/1985)
Birthplace: Panorama City, CA
Hometown: Palmdale, CA

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in Stage One of 2013 Re-Entry Draft. Re-signed with club on December 19, 2016.

A nine-year MLS veteran, Franklin has been a starter at right back since he entered the league in 2008. Known more for his defending ability, Franklin is able to up the right flank to provide some attacking punch when asked. Despite this, he is shifting towards a center back role entering the 2017 season as Ben Olsen looks for a more technical player in the center of defense. He was part of the Galaxy squad that won back-to-back MLS Cups in 2011 and 2012.

INTERNATIONAL: Franklin has been called up to three January camps (2008-09, 2011) but made his only appearance with the US national team on January 22, 2011.

COLLEGE: Spent four years at Cal State-Northridge, where he started over 50 games.

NOTES: 2-time MLS Cup winner (2011, 2012)...2-time Supporters' Shield winner (2010, 2011)...2008 MLS Rookie of the Year...2-time All-Star (2008, 2014)

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017D.C. United7504910219020
2016D.C. United29291249425139150
2015D.C. United242312089011322340
2014D.C. United292812532416319500
2013LA Galaxy332912736415329130
2012LA Galaxy343302937517422020
2011LA Galaxy282542338315723320
2010Los Angeles Galaxy25240212669214210
2009Los Angeles Galaxy1313011251527000
2008Los Angeles Galaxy272602385112222030
Career Totals-249235821253261072820615220
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