Minnesota 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 March 16, 2017.

Alvbage, John1GKSeniorSRINTL 
Anor, Bernardo23MSeniorSR, Disabled ListDLINTLDisabled ListDL
Barreto da Silva, Ibson7MSeniorSRINTL 
Calvo, Francisco5DSeniorSRINTL 
Danladi, Abu9FSupplementalSUPINTL, GA 
Davis, Justin2DSeniorSR  
Demidov, Vadim6DSeniorSRINTL 
Gatt, Joshua45M/FSeniorSR  
Greenspan, Joe12DSupplementalSUP  
Ibarra, Miguel10MSeniorSR  
Jome, Ismaila15MSupplementalSUP  
Kadrii, Bashkim16M/FSeniorSRINTL 
Kallman, Brent14DSupplementalSUP  
Martin, Collin17MReserveRESHG 
McLain, Patrick24GKSeniorSR  
Molino, Kevin18MSeniorSR  
Ramirez, Christian21FSeniorSR  
Saeid, Mohammed8MSeniorSRINTL 
Schuller, Rasmus20MSeniorSRINTL 
Shuttleworth, Robert33GKSeniorSR  
Taylor, Jermaine4DSeniorSR  
Thiesson, Jerome3DSeniorSRINTL 
Venegas, Johan11MSeniorSRINTL 
Venegas, Kevin22DSeniorSR  
Warner, Collen26MSeniorSR  
Heavner, Billy GKExtreme Hardship  
26 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)
1Alvbage, JohnINTL
2Anor, BernardoINTL
3Barreto da Silva, IbsonINTL
4Calvo, FranciscoINTL
5Davis, Justin
6Demidov, VadimINTL
7Gatt, Joshua
8Ibarra, Miguel
9Kadrii, BashkimINTL
10McLain, Patrick
11Molino, Kevin
12Ramirez, Christian
13Saeid, MohammedINTL
14Schuller, RasmusINTL
15Shuttleworth, Robert
16Taylor, Jermaine
17Thiesson, JeromeINTL
18Venegas, JohanINTL
19Venegas, Kevin
20Warner, Collen
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Danladi, AbuINTL, GA
22Greenspan, Joe
23Jome, Ismaila
24Kallman, Brent
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Martin, CollinHG
Designated Players
International slots
1Alvbage, John
2Barreto da Silva, Ibson
3Calvo, Francisco
4Danladi, Abu
5Demidov, Vadim
6Kadrii, Bashkim
7Saeid, Mohammed
8Schuller, Rasmus
9Thiesson, JeromeSLOT ACQUIRED FROM:
RSL until 12/31/17 (on 2/3/17)
VAN until 12/31/17 (on 2/14/17)
International players that don't count against slots
IAnor, BernardoDisabled ListDL
Unavailable Players
Season-ending Injury List


  • 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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