U.S. Soccer
Brad Evans
Men's National Team

Brad Evans

Defender Caps/Goals - 27/1
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    6-1 / 170

  • Hometown

    Phoenix, Ariz.

  • Club

    Seattle Sounders FC

Showcasing the ability to play both in the midfield and on the defensive line, Evans stepped up in both roles for the U.S. MNT in 2013 as he enjoyed his most successful stint with the National Team.  A veteran on the Major League Soccer front and the captain of Seattle Sounders FC, Evans was brought into the MNT on a regular basis during FIFA World Cup Qualifying.

Career highlights:

  • A member of the 30-man preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • Started in five matches in final round qualifying for Brazil
  • Scored his first international goal, a stoppage-time game-winner, during the USA’s 2-1 victory against Jamaica on June 7, 2013, in World Cup qualifying in Kingston, Jamaica
  • In his second MLS season, won the 2008 MLS Cup with the Columbus Crew
  • A three-time winner of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with Seattle Sounders FC

2015: Named to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster... Has played in three games for the MNT this year... Provided the assist for Bobby Wood's game-winning goal to take down No. 1 Germany on June 10... 2014: A member of the 30-man preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup … Made one appearance, starting in the 2-0 win against Korea Republic … 2013: Had a career year with the U.S. MNT with 10 games, nine starts, one goal and two assists in 774 minutes … Scored his first USA goal in dramatic fashion on June 7, netting the game winner in second-half stoppage time to lead the USA to a 2-1 victory against host Jamaica in FIFA World Cup Qualifying … 2012: Made two appearances, coming off the bench for the USA’s 1-0 victories against Venezuela and Panama on Jan. 21 and 25, respectively … 2010: In his one game, played the full 90 minutes during the USA’s 2-1 victory against El Salvador on Feb. 24 in Tampa, Fla. … 2009: Earned three caps and one start in 129 minutes during his first year with the MNT, debuting on July 4 in the 4-0 win against Grenada in the CONCACAF Gold Cup … Under-20s: 2005: Was a member of the U.S. U-20 MNT that took 11th place at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands … First Appearance: July 4, 2009, vs. Grenada … First Goal: June 7, 2013, vs. Jamaica

2014: Appeared in 26 regular season matches, including 22 starts, plus all four MLS Cup Playoff matches and each of the five U.S. Open Cup matches … He made his 150th career MLS appearance at Vancouver on May 24  … Against MLS competition, Evans tallied five assists, including three first-half assists against Chivas USA which tied the MLS record … 2013: Scored four goals and was second on Seattle Sounders FC with five assists in 24 games … Became the third Sounders player in club history to appear in 100 regular-season games with his appearance on July 13 against the San Jose Earthquakes … With his two penalty-kick goals, Evans has now converted on all seven attempts in his MLS career … 2012: Set a career high in games played and starts with 29 … Scored four goals and four assists, including two goals en route to a 3-1 victory against FC Dallas on Oct. 21 … 2011: In 20 games, scored five goals and assisted five others … Recorded his first multi-goal game with two goals and an assist during a 3-0 win against Toronto FC on April 30. … 2010: Recorded a goal and three assists in 12 games … Season was shortened because of a knee injury … 2009: In his first season with expansion Seattle Sounders FC, scored three goals and contributed two assists in 27 regular-season games … 2008: Played in 26 regular-season games and played the full 90 minutes in all four playoff games as the Columbus Crew won the MLS Cup crown … Scored his first MLS goal, a game-winner, against the San Jose Earthquakes on May 10 … Shortly after winning MLS Cup, was selected by Seattle Sounders FC in the MLS Expansion Draft … 2007: Selected by the Columbus Crew in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft (15th overall) … Made four appearances and one start.


Scored 31 goals to set a UC Irvine program record from 2003-06 … Was the Big West Offensive Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006, and was an All-American