Atlanta United FC 2017 Roster

This roster composition page reflects players that the league has received ALL paperwork for (ITC, Visas, federation registration, etc.) in order to be officially added to a team’s 2017 roster and be made available for MLS game selection as of April 21, 2017.

Almiron, Miguel10MSeniorSRYoung DPYDP, INTL 
Ambrose, Mikey22DSeniorSR  
Asad, Yamil11MSeniorSRINTL 
Bloom, Mark21DSeniorSR  
Carleton, Andrew30MReserveRESHG 
Carmona, Carlos14MSeniorSR, SuspendedSPNDINTLSuspendedSPND
Garza, Greg4DSeniorSR  
Goslin, Christopher20MReserveRESHG 
Gressel, Julian24MSupplementalSUPINTL 
Heath, Harrison13MReserveRESHG 
Jones, Kenwyne9FSeniorSR  
Kann, Alec25GKSeniorSR  
Kratz, Kevin8MSeniorSRINTL 
Larentowicz, Jeff18MSeniorSR  
Loyd, Zach27DSeniorSR  
Martinez, Josef7FSeniorSRDP, INTL 
McCann, Christopher16MSeniorSR  
Mears, Tyrone2DSeniorSR  
Parkhurst, Michael3DSeniorSR  
Peterson, Jacob29FSeniorSR  
Pirez, Leandro5DSeniorSRINTL 
Reynish, Kyle32GKSupplementalSUP  
Robinson, Miles6DSupplementalSUPGA 
Rochez, Bryan31FReserveRES  
Tambakis, Alexander23GKSupplementalSUP  
Vazquez, Brandon19FSeniorSR  
Villalba, Hector15FSeniorSRYoung DPYDP, INTL 
Walkes, Anton26DReserveRESINTL 
Wheeler-Omiunu, Andrew22MReserveRES  
Williams, Romario33FSeniorSR, On loanOLINTLOn loanOL
30 of 30 spots filled

"R.S." = Roster Status, "CAT" = Player Category

"SR" = Senior Roster, "SUP" = Supplmental Roster, "RES" = Supplmental Roster, "OL" = On loan, "DP" = Designated Player, "YDP" = Young Designated Player", "INTL" = International Player, "HG" = Homegrown Player, "GA" = Generation adidas, "GA-C" = Generation adidas Canada, "SL" = "Disabled List", "SEI" = "Season-Ending Injury", "SPND" = "Suspended"

Roster Composition

Senior Roster (Spots 1-20)
1Almiron, MiguelYoung DPYDP, INTL
2Ambrose, Mikey
3Asad, YamilINTL
4Bloom, Mark
5Carmona, CarlosINTL
6Garza, Greg
7Jones, Kenwyne
8Kann, Alec
9Kratz, KevinINTL
10Larentowicz, Jeff
11Loyd, Zach
12Martinez, JosefDP, INTL
13McCann, Christopher
14Mears, Tyrone
15Parkhurst, Michael
16Peterson, Jacob
17Pirez, LeandroINTL
18Vazquez, Brandon
19Villalba, HectorYoung DPYDP, INTL
20Williams, RomarioINTL
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Gressel, JulianINTL
22Reynish, Kyle
23Robinson, MilesGA
24Tambakis, Alexander
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Heath, HarrisonHG
26Rochez, Bryan
27Walkes, AntonINTL
28Wheeler-Omiunu, Andrew
29Carleton, AndrewHG
30Goslin, ChristopherHG
Designated Players
1Almiron, MiguelINTL
2Martinez, JosefINTL
3Villalba, HectorINTL
International slots
1Almiron, Miguel
2Asad, Yamil
3Carmona, Carlos
4Gressel, Julian
5Kratz, Kevin
6Martinez, Josef
7Pirez, Leandro
8Villalba, Hector
RSL until 12/31/18 (on 12/11/16)
International players that don't count against slots
LWilliams, RomarioOn loanOL
LOtoo, JeffreyLoaned to: USLOL: USL
Unavailable Players
Williams, RomarioOn loanOL
Otoo, JeffreyLoaned to: USLOL: USL
Season-ending Injury List

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  • A club's active roster is comprised of up to 30 players. All 30 players are eligible for selection to each 18-player game-day squad during the regular season and playoffs.
  • SENIOR: (ON-BUDGET) Up to 20 players, occupying roster spots 1-20, count against the club's 2017 salary budget of $3,845,000, and are referred to collectively as the club's Senior Roster.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL & RESERVE: (OFF-BUDGET) The salaries of players on the Supplemental Roster (spots 21-24) and Reserve Roster (spots 25-30) do not count toward a club's Salary Budget.
  • INTL: In 2017, a total of 176 international roster spots are divided among the 22 clubs. These spots are tradable, in full season increments, so some clubs may have more than eight and some clubs may have fewer than eight.
  • DP & Young DP: The Designated Player Rule allows clubs to acquire up to three players whose total compensation and acquisition costs exceed the maximum budget charge, with the club bearing financial responsibility for the amount of compensation above each player's budget charge. A Designated Player 23-years-old or younger during the league year a Young Designated Player Budget Charge. Designated Player spots are not tradable.
  • HG: A club may sign a player to a contract without subjecting him to the MLS SuperDraft if the player has been a member of a club's youth academy for at least one year and has met the necessary training and retention requirements. Players joining MLS through this mechanism are known as Homegrown Players.
  • GA & GA-C: Generation adidas (GA) and Generation adidas Canada (GA-C) are joint programs between MLS and adidas that are dedicated to developing exceptional domestic talent in a professional environment. Each year, a handful of top domestic collegiate underclassmen and youth national team players are signed by the league with the majority of such players entering the league through the SuperDraft.
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