U.S. Soccer
Men's National Team

Marvell Wynne

Defender Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    5-9 / 170

  • Hometown

    Poway, Calif.

  • Club

    Colorado Rapids

Marvell Wynne's speed and athleticism has always been standout parts of his game, but in 2010 he added an element of versatility, appearing in various positions throughout the backline as he helped the Colorado Rapids to their first MLS Cup title. A member of the U.S. team that played in the 2008 Olympic Games, he also represented the United States in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in Holland.

  • A member of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup squad that reached the final against Brazil
  • Made his first appearance for the U.S. against Argentina playing against the likes of Messi, Riquelme and Crespo in the 2007 Copa America.
  • The first overall pick of the 2006 MLS Draft, he moved from New York to Toronto and the Colorado
2010: Made one appearance for the USA in 2010, playing 90 minutes in the Jan. 23 match against Honduras … 2009: A member of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup squad … Made his first career World Cup qualifying appearance against Costa Rica at Estadio Saprissa on June 3 …Earned his second cap in a 3-2 friendly victory against Sweden in January … 2008: Made game day rosters against Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba for the MNT … 2007: Earned first cap with Men’s National Team against Argentina on June 28 …. Started and played full 90 minutes in his first appearance…Under 23’s: Played all three games for the U-23 squad in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, playing every minute against Japan, the Netherlands and Nigeria …His surging run led to the Stuart Holden's winning goal against Japan in the USA's Olympic opener …Was among team leaders in minutes played during qualifying, despite only making three appearances … Also started and played the full 90 against Canada in the semifinal that confirmed the USA’s berth to the Olympic Games …Started two games against China in December for the U-23 squad … 2005: Started three of four games for the U-20 squad during 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in Holland … Assisted on Chad Barrett’s game-winning goal against Argentina in opening game, helping the team earn a 1-0 upset win … 2004: Joined camp for the U-20’s in November in Sunrise, Fla…Started against Honduras on Nov. 19, in the 2-0 win … He also started the Dec. 20 game against Canada, helping the U.S. to another 1-0 victory … First Appearance: June 28, 2007 against Argentina … First Goal: None
2010: Part of the Colorado Rapids team that captured the 2010 MLS Cup … Traded to Colorado at the start of the season, he showed his versatility and durability in starting a career-high 27 games for Colorado … 2009: Started 21 games, compiling 1,890 minutes and recorded a career-high five assists … 2008: Started all 24 games he appeared in logging over 2,115 minutes…Made history with his first MLS goal at BMO Field striking a shot from just outside the penalty area, beating Pat Onstad to salvage a 1-1 with the Houston Dynamo on Sept. 27 … Named the team's Top Defender of 2008 … 2007: Played 23 total games, 22 of them as a starter, logging 1,963 minutes, 4th best on the team … Appeared in one game for New York before being acquired by Toronto via a trade … 2006: Selected first overall in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft by New York … He saw action in 28 games with 23 starts…Recorded three assists on the year, two of which were game-winners … Named the Red Bulls "2006 Young Player of the Year" for his efforts.