U.S. Soccer
DeAndre Yedlin
Men's National Team

DeAndre Yedlin

Defender Caps/Goals - 44/0
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    5-8 / 150

  • Hometown

    Seattle, Wash.

  • Club

    Newcastle (England)

Possessing lightning speed and remarkable confidence for his age, Yedlin stood out as one of the brightest young prospects of the World Cup. He played without fear against Germany and Belgium, earning respect and praise that would lead to a move to Tottenham Hotspur. A homegrown talent from Seattle, he parlayed a fantastic rookie season with the Sounders into a role on the National Team where he is also expected to make an important contribution to the efforts for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Career Highlights:

  • Named to the U.S. squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he appeared in three matches
  • Named 2013 MLS All Star and finalist for 2013 MLS Rookie of the Year
  • First Homegrown Player signed by the club after playing for Sounders FC Academy
  • Two-time All-MAC First Team honoree at Akron
2015: Named to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster... Made Gold Cup debut against Honduras on July 7... Has played in all nine games for the MNT this year, starting five... Recorded his first point of 2015 after providing the assist on John Brooks' goal against Netherlands... 2014: In total made 10 appearances, tied for third-most on the team ... Came on as a second-half sub against Germany on June 26 in the final game of the FIFA World Cup group stage and as an injury replacement against Belgium on July 1 in the Round of 16 ... Made his World Cup debut against Portugal on June 22 in the second match of the group phase when he came on in the 72nd minute ... Against Portugal, made a pass from the right side into the box that eventually was crossed by Graham Zusi and led to Clint Dempsey's go-ahead goal ... Received his first call up to the senior National Team for the USA’s 2014 January camp that was split between Carson, Calif., and Sao Paulo, Brazil … Made his international debut at the end of that camp as a 74th-minute sub in a 2-0 defeat of the Korea Republic on Feb. 1 … Made three more substitute appearances in the lead up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, coming on in the second half against Mexico on April 2, Azerbaijan on May 27 and Turkey on June 1...  Under-23s: Named to the U.S. squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey, making his international debut against Portugal in a 3-1 victory … In total, made four appearances for the U.S. U-20 squad in 2013.  First Appearance: Feb. 1, 2014, v. Korea Republic … First Goal: None

2014: Made 25 appearances in his sophomore season for Seattle … Signed by Tottenham Hotspur to a contract that began in January of 2015 … 2013: Signed with the Seattle Sounders FC on January 11, becoming the Sounders’ first Homegrown player … Started 30 MLS games for the Sounders and led the team in minutes in his first year as a professional …  Scored his first professional goal against Tigres in a 3-1 win in the second leg of a CONCACAF Champions League aggregate victory … Named to the MLS All-Star team for a match against Roma, the first rookie to make the All-Star team since 2005…Scored his first MLS goal against the Colorado Rapids in a 1-1 draw on July 20.

College:

2012: An All-MAC First Team honoree for the second straight year ...  Appeared in all 22 games, making 21 starts at right back. Finished third on the team with six assists ... 2011: College Soccer News Freshman All-American … All-MAC First Team honoree … Appeared in all 23 games, including 20 starts ... Started the first 16 matches at right back … Netted his first career goal in a win against Ohio State on Sept. 28.


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