• Position Defender
  • Number 2
  • Date of Birth Jul 09 1993
  • Hometown Seattle, WA
  • Height 5' 8"
  • Club Inter Miami CF


  • 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



  • 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