Geoff Cameron
Men's National Team

Geoff Cameron

Defender Caps/Goals - 55/4
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    6-3 / 185

  • Hometown

    Attleboro, Mass.

  • Club

    Stoke City (England)

Converted midfielder Geoff Cameron has flourished both professionally and internationally with his move to the defense, combining his ability to read the game, strong skills on the ball and physical attributes as an important anchor at center back. cameron had a breakout 2012 campaign for the U.S. Men's National Team and his success catapulted him to the Premier League with Stoke City.

  • Debuted for the USA in 2010 during the team's 2-1 win against El Salvador in Tampa, Fla.
  • Started nine games and played in 10, ranking third in minutes played (812) for the U.S. MNT
  • Was a finalist for 2008 MLS Rookie of the Year and 2009 Defender of the Year
2015: Earned a spot on the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying team... Scored his first goal in a World Cup qualifying match against St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Nov. 13... Gained his first cap of the year on September 4 against Peru... Grabbed the first equalizer of the match against Mexico, making that his second career goal...2014: Starting in three games in Brazil, his versatility was on display as he twice played as center back in the group stage before moving into the midfield in the Round of 16 against Belgium … Made eight total starts …  2013: Ingrained himself as an important, versatile piece of the U.S. MNT’s backline, surpassing his career highs with 12 caps, 10 starts and 938 minutes played … Scored his first international goal for the U.S. in a 4-2 friendly loss to Belgium on May 29 … Started six of the eight FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in which he appeared as well as all four friendlies … 2012: In his first significant year with the U.S. MNT, posted nine starts in 10 games played and logged 812 minutes … Ranked third on the team in minutes behind only goalkeeper Tim Howard and midfielder Jermaine Jones … 2010: Made his debut for the U.S. MNT on Feb. 24, playing the final five minutes of a 2-1 win against El Salvador in Tampa, Fla. … 2009: Called into training camp in January – his first-call-up at any level – but injured his hamstring on the second day of camp … First Appearance: Feb. 24, 2010, vs. El Salvador … First Goal: May 29, 2013, vs. Belgium 
2012-13: Made his Premer league and Stoke City debut on Aug. 16, 2012, going the full 90 minutes as a central midfielder en route to a scoreless draw against Arsenal ... Became a regular presence on the Stoke City back line ... 2012: Had two assists and started in 15 games in his fifth season with the Houston Dynamo ... 2011: Was Houston's team leader with a career-high five goals anf five assists in 33 games and was an MLS All-Star ... In the postseason, played in every minute of al four playoff games as the Houston Dynamo advanced to the MLS Cup final ... 2010: Missed nearly four months becuse of a PCL tear in April but returned to post three goals over 15 starts and 16 games ... 2009: Moved into a starting center back role and was and MLS Defender of teh Year candidate, named to the MLS First XI and MLS All-Star First XI ... Started in 29 games, 22 on the defensive side, and had a career-high six assists ... 2008: Was a finalist for MLS Rookie of the Year, posting a goal, two assists and eight starts in 23 games played ... Made his MLS debut during Houston's season opener at the New England Revolution on March 29, coming on as a sub in front of family and friends from nearby Attleboro, Mass.