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 July 21, 2017.

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Allen, RJ27DSeniorSR  
Awuah, Kwame14MReserveRES  
Brilliant, Frederic13DSeniorSRINTL 
Callens, Alexander6DSeniorSRINTL 
Camargo, Miguel99MSeniorSRINTL 
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 
Shelton, Khiry19FSeniorSR  
Stertzer, John12MSeniorSR  
Sweat, Ben2DSeniorSR  
Villa, David7FSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Wallace, Rodney23FSeniorSR  
White, Ethan3DSeniorSR  
27 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)
1Allen, RJ
2Brilliant, FredericINTL
3Callens, AlexanderINTL
4Camargo, MiguelINTL
5Chanot, MaximeINTL
6Herrera, YangelINTL
7Johnson, Sean
8Lopez, Mikey
9Matarrita, Ronald
10McNamara, Thomas
11Mena, JeffersonINTL
12Moralez, MaxiDP, INTL
13Pirlo, AndreaDP, INTL
14Ring, AlexanderINTL
15Shelton, Khiry
16Stertzer, John
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
Designated Players
1Moralez, MaxiINTL
2Pirlo, AndreaINTL
3Villa, DavidINTL
International slots
1Brilliant, Frederic
2Callens, Alexander
3Camargo, Miguel
4Chanot, Maxime
5Herrera, Yangel
6Moralez, Maxi
7Pirlo, Andrea
8Ring, Alexander
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
Unavailable Players
Mena, JeffersonOn loanOL
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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