Player Details

Name

Yeimar Gómez

Height

6' 2"

Weight

203 lbs

Date of Birth

6.30.1992 (28)

Birthplace

Tadó, Colombia

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Union de Santa Fe and signed using Targeted Allocation Money on February 5, 2020.

Gomez Andrade is an experienced center back who brings a wealth of athleticism to the position. Excellent in both rush prevention and driving the Sounders into attack mode, the team had a plus-17 goal differential when the 28-year-old was on the field during the regular season.

OUTSIDE MLS: Gomez Andrade spent three seasons with Union de Sante Fe of the Argentine Primera Division, starting all 64 of his league appearances and tallying five goals. In all, the centerback spent eight professional seasons in Argentina for Union, Independiente Rivadavia, Rosario Central, Arsenal de Sarandi and Tiro Federal, totaling 156 appearances across all competitions. Last season, Gomez Andrade played in Union's two Copa Sudamericana matches against Ecuadoran club Independiente del Valle.

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