New York City 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 September 15, 2017.

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Allen, RJ27DSeniorSR  
Awuah, Kwame14MReserveRES  
Brilliant, Frederic13DSeniorSRINTL 
Callens, Alexander6DSeniorSRINTL 
Chanot, Maxime4DSeniorSRINTL 
Gomez, Shannon52DReserveRES  
Harrison, Jack11MSupplementalSUPGA 
Herrera, Yangel30MSeniorSRINTL 
Johansen, Eirik25GKSupplementalSUP  
Johnson, Sean1GKSeniorSR  
Lewis, Jonathan17FSupplementalSUPGA 
Lopez, Mikey5MSeniorSR  
Matarrita, Ronald22DSeniorSR  
McNamara, Thomas15MSeniorSR  
Mena, Jefferson23DSeniorSR, On loanOLINTLOn loanOL
Moralez, Maxi10MSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Okoli, Sean9FReserveRES  
Pirlo, Andrea21MSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Rawls, Andre24GKSupplementalSUP  
Ring, Alexander8MSeniorSRINTL 
Sands, James16MReserveRESHG 
Shelton, Khiry19FSeniorSR  
Stertzer, John12MSeniorSR  
Struna, Andraz DSeniorSRINTL 
Sweat, Ben2DSeniorSR  
Villa, David7FSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Wallace, Rodney23FSeniorSR  
White, Ethan3DSeniorSR  
28 of 30 spots filled
Players that do not count against the 30-man active roster
Camargo, Miguel99MSeniorSR, Season-Ending InjurySEISeason-Ending InjurySEI 

"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)
1Allen, RJ
2Brilliant, FredericINTL
3Callens, AlexanderINTL
4Chanot, MaximeINTL
5Herrera, YangelINTL
6Johnson, Sean
7Lopez, Mikey
8Matarrita, Ronald
9McNamara, Thomas
10Mena, JeffersonINTL
11Moralez, MaxiDP, INTL
12Pirlo, AndreaDP, INTL
13Ring, AlexanderINTL
14Shelton, Khiry
15Stertzer, John
16Struna, AndrazINTL
17Sweat, Ben
18Villa, DavidDP, INTL
19Wallace, Rodney
20White, Ethan
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Harrison, JackGA
22Johansen, Eirik
23Lewis, JonathanGA
24Rawls, Andre
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Awuah, Kwame
26Gomez, Shannon
27Okoli, Sean
28Sands, JamesHG
Designated Players
1Moralez, MaxiINTL
2Pirlo, AndreaINTL
3Villa, DavidINTL
International slots
1Brilliant, Frederic
2Callens, Alexander
3Chanot, Maxime
4Herrera, Yangel
5Moralez, Maxi
6Pirlo, Andrea
7Ring, Alexander
8Struna, Andraz
DC until 12/31/17 (on 7/20/16)
COL until 12/31/17 (on 2/9/17)
International players that don't count against slots
LMena, JeffersonOn loanOL
ICamargo, MiguelSeason-Ending InjurySEI
Unavailable Players
Mena, JeffersonOn loanOL
Season-ending Injury List
Camargo, MiguelINTL

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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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