Teal Bunbury

Teal Bunbury
Teal Bunbury
Teal Bunbury
Midfielder/Forward
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Real Name: Teal Bunbury
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 27 (02/27/1990)
Birthplace: Hamilton, ON
Hometown: Prior Lake, MN

HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired via trade with Sporting Kansas City on Feb. 19, 2014, in exchange for New England’s natural first-round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft and allocation money.

Bunbury began his career as a center forward but has mainly featured on the wing since joining New England. A two-way player, he can beat defenders one-v-one, score himself or set his teammates up while also providing defensive cover. Scored a stunning goal in the 2014 MLS Eastern Conference championship to help lead New England to the 2014 MLS Cup.

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at college powerhouse Akron under former coach Caleb Porter … scored 23 goals and added eight assists in 45 games with the Zips … won almost every conceivable accolade as a sophomore in 2009 including the Hermann Trophy, awarded annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the nation's top college player. Drafted by Sporting Kansas City fourth overall in the 2010 MLS Superdraft a member of Generation Adidas.

INTERNATIONAL: Made decision to join U.S. national team after representing Canada at youth levels … has recorded four caps for the U.S., scoring one goal and adding one assist … debuted for the United States on Nov. 11, 2010, in an international friendly at South Africa under former head coach Bob Bradley … recorded his first international goal on a penalty kick against Chile in an international friendly on Jan. 22, 2011 … received his first call-up by current USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann in August 2011 for a training camp, and then was rostered for future friendlies.

YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS: Was a member of the Canadian Under-17 and Under-20 National Teams before declaring for the U.S. senior national team.

PERSONAL: Son of former Canadian National Team and Kansas City Wizards forward Alex Bunbury he is one of the first second-generation MLS players. Older sister Kylie is an actress. Teal is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Canada.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017New England Revolution132131601678010
2016New England Revolution2719216662499471150
2015New England Revolution3020417875261050260
2014New England Revolution3128424466532848850
2013Sporting Kansas City121021411025310
2012Sporting Kansas City2214512471501623920
2011Sporting Kansas City29209174436622362121
2010Kansas City Wizards26135144124123231530
Career Totals-19011730108612031111724069251
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