U.S. Soccer
Shaquell Moore
U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team

Shaquell Moore

Defender Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    5-11 / 155

  • Hometown

    Powder Springs, Ga.

  • Club

    Huracan Valencia (Spain)

Soccer:

  • Joined the U.S. Residency program in fall 2011, capping off the year with a championship at the 2011 Nike International Friendlies.
  • One of five players on the USA’s 2015 U-20 World Cup roster that was a part of the U-17 MNT that won the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship  (Requejo, Rubin, Sonora, Caldwell).
  • Along with defender John Requejo, Moore was the most-capped player from 2011-13 with the U-17s, appearing in 40 international games.
  • Started five matches for the U.S. U-20 MNT at the 2015 CONCACAF Championship in Jamaica.
  • Represented two Development Academy clubs: IMG Academy and FC Dallas. Moore spent the latter portion of the 2013-14 Academy season with the FC Dallas U-18s, making nine appearances for a side that won the Central Conference’s Frontier Division. He previously played club soccer for Smyrna Stealth and Cobb FC in Georgia.
  • Prior to moving to Georgia, Moore played for Lauderville Lions in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Is a two-time nominee for U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year (2012 and 2013).
  • Signed with Spanish third-division team Huracán Valencia in May 2015

Misc:

  • Son of Michelle and Wendell. Brothers are CJ, Brandon, and Bredell. Mom was born in Trinidad, dad was born in Tobago.
  • More commonly goes by Shaq, though his full name is Shaquell Moore
  • Dad came to the U.S. on a soccer scholarship to play at Fairleigh Dickenson. He went on to play for Trinidad and Tobago’s National Team, and also played semi-pro soccer in the U.S.
  • Traveled to the 2010 FIFA World Cup with his dad, and that’s when he first remembers wanting to become a professional soccer player.

Under-20s: Moore started in all six games played in 2014, logging 501 minutes. He assisted both goals during the USA’s 2-1 victory against Honduras on Dec. 18 in San Pedro Sula … Under-18s: Moore joined the U-18 MNT starting with the 2013 Northern Ireland Milk Cup. Under-17s: Moore entered the U-17 Residency Program in the Fall of 2011, capping off the year with a championship at the 2011 Nike International Friendlies. Along with defender John Requejo, Moore was the most-capped player from 2011-13 with the U-17s with 40 international games under his belt. Moore’s role heightened as the U-17 MNT captain in 2012 and 2013, also wearing the armband during the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Panama. Moore’s two goals with the U-17s in 2012 were converted penalty kicks. Moore is a two-time nominee for U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year (2012 and 2013).

Following his tenure at the U-17 Residency Program, Moore transitioned to the Development Academy, where he represented two clubs: IMG Academy and FC Dallas. Moore spent the latter portion of the 2013-14 Academy season with the FC Dallas U-18s, making nine appearances for a side that won the Central Conference’s Frontier Division. He previously played club soccer for Cobb FC in Georgia.

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