- Position Defender
- Number 22
- Date of Birth Jul 09 1993
- Hometown Seattle, WA
- Height 5' 8"
- Club Inter Miami CF
NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS
- Was the second youngest member of the U.S. squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he made substitute appearances in three matches
- Member of the USMNT squad that won the 2019-20 CONCACAF Nations League. Following a nearly two-year absence in the first XI, he started in the 3-2 win against Mexico in the championship match
- Has played for four different U.S. managers: Jurgen Klinsmann, Bruce Arena, Dave Sarachan, and Gregg Berhalter
- On the field the day the United States was eliminated from qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
- Appeared in five of six games as the USA finished fourth at the 2016 Copa America Centenario
- Tied Gyasi Zardes for most appearances in with 19 and finished second to Michael Bradley in assists with five in 2015
- Made his USMNT debut in the 2-0 win against Korea Republic on February 1, 2014 in Carson, Calif.
- Named the 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Male Player of the Year
2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFYING
- Played in eight of the 14 Octagonal Round games, including five starts
- Set up the game-winning goal in the huge 4-1 away win in Honduras on Sept. 8, 2021. Receiving the ball beyond the top right corner of the box just two minutes after entering the match, he whipped in a cross to the head of Ricardo Pepi whose header landed just inside the right post.
- Winner of the MLS Supporters Shield and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open titles with Seattle Sounders in 2014, he signed a contract with Tottenham Hotspur in August of that season and joined the following January
- Spent four-and-a-half seasons with Newcastle United, making more than 100 appearances for the Magpies and helping them win the EFL Championship in 2017-18 to gain promotion to the Premier League.
- Twice voted to the MLS All-Star squad (2013, 2022) and also won MLS Rookie of the Year (2013)
- First Homegrown Player signed by Seattle Sounders
- Raised by his grandparents Ira Yedlin and Vicki Walton in Seattle
- His partner is Crystal Rodriguez. The couple have one daughter, Seneca, born in September 2021.
- Super tight with teammate Tim Weah
- He is one of the youngest players anywhere to invest in a professional soccer team. On May 20, 2021, he joined the ownership group USL Championship side San Diego Loyal SC. The co-founder and Yedlin’s former USMNT teammate Landon Donovan is the manager.
- He’s one-quarter African American, one-quarter Native American and half Latvian
- Changes hairstyles often, a trait he credits to the strict rules regarding how his hair had to look at the high school he attended
- Has an English Bulldog named “Simba”
- Served as a ball boy at Sounders games when the club still played in the United Soccer League
U. S. MNT