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Michael Bradley
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Bradley with the United States in 2019
Personal information
Full name Michael Sheehan Bradley
Date of birth July 31, 1987 (1987-07-31) (age 33)
Place of birth Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current club Toronto FC
Number 4
Youth career
Chicago Sockers
2002–2004 IMG Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 MetroStars 30 (1)
2006–2008 Heerenveen 63 (16)
2008–2011 Borussia Mönchengladbach 76 (10)
2011 Aston Villa (loan) 3 (0)
2011–2012 Chievo 35 (1)
2012–2014 Roma 41 (2)
2014– Toronto FC 170 (11)
National team
2002–2004 United States U17 6 (0)
2004 United States U18 1 (0)
2004–2007 United States U20 8 (1)
2008 United States U23 4 (0)
2006– United States 151 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 1, 2020.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 15, 2019

Michael Sheehan Bradley (born July 31, 1987) is an American professional soccer player. He plays as a midfielder and captains both MLS club Toronto FC and the United States national team.

Career statistics

Club

As of September 1, 2020.
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
MetroStars 2004 MLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 MLS 30 1 0 0 2 0 32 1
Totals 30 1 0 0 2 0 32 1
Heerenveen 2005–06 Eredivisie 1 0 0 0 4 0 5 0
2006–07 Eredivisie 21 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 27 0
2007–08 Eredivisie 33 15 2 2 2 2 3 0 40 19
Totals 55 15 2 2 6 2 9 0 72 19
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2008–09 Bundesliga 28 5 0 0 28 5
2009–10 Bundesliga 29 2 2 0 31 2
2010–11 Bundesliga 19 3 3 1 0 0 22 4
2011–12 Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 76 10 5 1 0 0 81 11
Aston Villa (loan) 2010–11 Premier League 3 0 1 0 4 0
Totals 3 0 1 0 4 0
Chievo 2011–12 Serie A 35 1 1 0 36 1
Roma 2012–13 Serie A 30 1 5 0 35 1
2013–14 Serie A 11 1 0 0 11 1
Totals 76 3 6 0 82 3
Toronto FC 2014 MLS 25 2 2 1 27 3
2015 MLS 25 5 2 0 1 0 28 5
2016 MLS 24 1 0 0 6 1 30 2
2017 MLS 30 0 2 0 5 0 37 0
2018 MLS 32 0 2 0 8 0 1 0 43 0
2019 MLS 27 3 2 0 2 0 4 0 31 3
2020 MLS 7 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
Totals 170 11 10 1 10 0 18 1 208 13
Career totals 372 39 22 4 20 2 25 1 439 46

International

As of October 15, 2019
United States
Year Apps Goals
2006 2 0
2007 12 1
2008 11 2
2009 15 4
2010 10 1
2011 13 1
2012 9 2
2013 10 0
2014 9 1
2015 18 3
2016 18 0
2017 14 2
2018 2 0
2019 8 0
Total 151 17

Source: US Soccer

International goals

As of match played June 11, 2017: United States score listed first, score column indicates score after each Bradley goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 October 17, 2007 St. Jakob-Park, Basel, Switzerland 13  Switzerland 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 June 15, 2008 Home Depot Center, Carson, United States 20  Barbados 2–0 8–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 September 10, 2008 Toyota Park, Bridgeview, United States 24  Trinidad and Tobago 1–0 3–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 February 11, 2009 Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, United States 26  Mexico 1–0 2–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
5 2–0
6 June 21, 2009 Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Phokeng, South Africa 32  Egypt 2–0 3–0 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup
7 October 14, 2009 RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States 38  Costa Rica 1–2 2–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 June 18, 2010 Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa 45  Slovenia 2–2 2–2 2010 FIFA World Cup
9 June 25, 2011 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States 59  Mexico 1–0 2–4 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup
10 May 26, 2012 EverBank Field, Jacksonville, United States 65  Scotland 2–0 5–1 Friendly
11 November 14, 2012 Kuban Stadium, Krasnodar, Russia 72  Russia 1–1 2–2
12 April 2, 2014 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, United States 83  Mexico 1–0 2–2
13 February 8, 2015 StubHub Center, Carson, United States 93  Panama 1–0 2–0
14 July 13, 2015 Sporting Park, Kansas City, United States 102 1–1 1–1 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
15 July 22, 2015 Georgia Dome, Atlanta, United States 104  Jamaica 1–2 1–2 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
16 March 24, 2017 Avaya Stadium, San Jose, United States 129  Honduras 2–0 6–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
17 June 11, 2017 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico 133  Mexico 1–0 1–1

Honors

Club

Roma

Toronto FC

International

United States

Individual

  • CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Ball: 2017
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI (2): 2017, 2019
  • MLS All-Star (3): 2014, 2015, 2017
  • Red Patch Boys Player of the Year: 2014
  • U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year: 2015
  • Fútbol de Primera Player of the Year: 2015
  • CONCACAF Men's Best XI (2): 2015, 2018
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