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Jozy Altidore Biography

Josmer Volmy "Jozy" Altidore is an American soccer player who plays for Eredivisie club AZ Alkmaar, and for the United States national team. Altidore was taken seventeenth overall in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft, with the MetroStars. Altidore made his professional debut on August 23, 2006, as a substitute in a 3–1 U.S. Open Cup loss to D.C. United. He scored his first professional goal at the age of sixteen. He scored the Red Bulls' only goal of their 2–1 aggregate loss to D.C. United in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Series when he headed in a cross in the second leg. With that goal, he became the youngest player to score in the Major League Soccer playoffs at 16 years/. Altidore was also youngest to start in a Major League Soccer playoff match on October 21 against D.C. United. On June 4, 2008, Villarreal of La Liga agreed in principle with Major League Soccer and the New York Red Bulls to sign Altidore for roughly $10 million or €7.4 million. On September 14, 2008, Jozy made his La Liga debut, coming on as a second half substitute against Deportivo La Coruña. On January 30, 2009, Villarreal agreed to loan Altidore to Xerez, leader of the Segunda División at the time of the transfer, until the end of the 2008–09 season. On August 5, 2009, Altidore announced on his Twitter page that he would be loaned to English Premier League club Hull City. On August 25, 2009, Altidore scored his first goal for Hull in a 3–1 win over Southend United in the second round of the League Cup. On January 31, 2011, Altidore was loaned out to Turkish champions Bursaspor on a six-month loan. On 7 August, Altidore made his debut for the club as a second half substitute against PSV Eindhoven.    

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USMNT: Putting the Hex on our neighbors
USMNT: Putting the Hex on our neighbors
For the uninitiated, the Hex (short for Hexagonal) is the final round of CONCACAF qualification for the World Cup.
Video: Nicklas Bendtner grabs a hat-trick, guides Denmark to a 3-2 win against the United States
Video: Nicklas Bendtner grabs a hat-trick, guides Denmark to a 3-2 win against the United States
It was clearly Nicklas Bendtner’s night as he guided Denmark to a spectacular 3-2 win over the United States despite trailing on two occasions as he grabbed his first international hat-trick in the international friendly at Aarhus, Denmark on Wednesday.
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10 footballers who have one last chance to prove themselves this season
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Where to next for USMNT striker Jozy Altidore?
Where to next for USMNT striker Jozy Altidore?
A look at why Jozy Altidore succeeded in HOlland but failed in England
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 8, 2015
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 8, 2015
The transfer rumour mill has been working overtime, ever since the January window opened. Every team is looking to strengthen their squad, whether it ...
Premier League clubs' Transfer Window to-do list - Part III
Premier League clubs' Transfer Window to-do list - Part III
  In the final part of this mini series we look at the Premier League's last 6 teams alphabetically to discuss where each may need to bolster their ranks in the January transfer window.StokeIt's been an inconsistent first half to the season for...
FIFA World Cup 2014: Fastest and late goals award US 2-1 win over Ghana
FIFA World Cup 2014: Fastest and late goals award US 2-1 win over Ghana
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States celebrates after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and USA at Estadio das Duna ...
5 key players for USA at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
5 key players for USA at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
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Who was the worst signing of the Barclays Premier League season?
Who was the worst signing of the Barclays Premier League season?
The Best soccer player in the USA
The Best soccer player in the USA
Sunderland stun Chelsea; Jose Mourinho loses first Premier League home game
Sunderland stun Chelsea; Jose Mourinho loses first Premier League home game
Fabio Borini's 81st minute strike helped Sunderland secure a massive win as Jose Mourinho loses first Premier League home game.
Manchester United and Liverpool stars feature in the top 3 over rated Premier League players
Manchester United and Liverpool stars feature in the top 3 over rated Premier League players
So who is an over rated player? Is he someone who deserves more plaudits than what he gets, more applause than he warrants or whose talent is overvalued and over appreciated? Do these players really possess the charisma to influence a game or their average day out on the pitch are exaggerated and blown out […]The post Manchester United And Liverpool Stars Feature In The Top 3 Over Rated Premier League Players appeared first on SoccerSouls.
FIFA World Cup 2014: The pinnacle of sports marketing
FIFA World Cup 2014: The pinnacle of sports marketing
Sunderland vs Newcastle starting XIs: Black Cats make four changes
Sunderland vs Newcastle starting XIs: Black Cats make four changes
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has handed local youngster Paul Dummett his very first start in a Tyne-Wear derby ahead of the 151st iteration of one of the country’s most heated rivalries. Dummett starts alongside Mike Williamson at centre-back in the only change from the team that drew 2-2 with Liverpool last weekend, a reward for [...]The post Sunderland vs Newcastle Starting XIs: Dummett Starts For Toon, Black Cats Make Four Changes appeared first on Squawka News.
US send Jamaica out of FIFA World Cup
US send Jamaica out of FIFA World Cup
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