The young goalkeeping prospect has been tagged as one with a bright future, appearing in every camp with the full team for the second half of 2011. Age-eligible for the 2012 Olympics, Hamid made D.C. United history when he became the first D.C. United Academy player to sign with the first team. He went on to make history, becoming the youngest goalkeeper in MLS history to win a league contest on May 5, 2010, a 2-1 win against Sporting KC, a feat that bested Tim Howard’s previous record.
- Won Development Academy Story of the Year in the 2009 Best of U.S. Soccer Awards for becoming the first D.C. United Academy player to sign with the first team
- Served as an understudy to Tim Howard for seven matches in 2011
- Called into a U-23 training camp in December
- Signed with the D.C. United on Sept. 2, 2009, making him the first Development Academy player to sign with the first team
- Played and started in 28 games D.C. United in 2011, posting seven shutouts
Date of Birth
Nov 25, 1990