The pacy and direct forward used fantastic league form in 2009 and 2010 to catapult himself into the fold for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, where Findley snatched a regular starting role. Setting career highs for games and minutes played, he served as Jozy Altidore’s primary strike partner in South Africa. He had a career-year in 2009 that culminated in an MLS Cup title with Real Salt Lake, and after the 2010 season he has taken his talent overseas where he now continues his professional career with Nottingham Forest.
- Started three of four games at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, missing only the Algeria match due to yellow card accumulation
- Played in a career-high eight games in 2010, starting seven
- His strong production for Real Salt Lake made him a late candidate for the U.S. roster in South Africa
- Debuted for the U.S. Men’s National Team in October of 2007 when he came on as a late sub in the USA’s 1-0 victory against Switzerland at St. Jakob Park in Basel
- Appeared in all five games in U-23 Olympic qualifying during 2008, starting twice and adding an assist for Peter Nowak’s team
- Scored the equalizer in the 2009 MLS Cup and buried his penalty during the shootout to help Real Salt Lake win the title for the first time in franchise history
- Recorded RSL’s first-ever hat trick in MLS play in the team’s home opener on April 2, 2009, against Columbus