Anthony Wallace (soccer)

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Anthony Wallace
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Personal information
Full name Anthony Wallace[1]
Date of birth (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Number 13
Youth career
2004–2006 IMG Soccer Academy
2006 South Florida Bulls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 FC Dallas 15 (0)
2010–2013 Colorado Rapids 27 (0)
2014– Tampa Bay Rowdies 10 (1)
National team
2004–2006 United States U17 18 (0)
2007–2009 United States U20 25 (2)
2011 United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 20, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 22, 2011

Anthony Wallace (born January 26, 1989) is an American international soccer player who plays professionally for Tampa Bay Rowdies, as a left back and midfielder.



Wallace signed with Major League Soccer as a Generation Adidas player and was selected by FC Dallas as the ninth overall pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft.[2]

After making six appearances for Dallas' reserve team, Wallace made his debut for Dallas on September 15, 2007, in a 4-2 defeat to New England Revolution.[3]

Wallace was traded to Colorado Rapids on July 30, 2010 in exchange for a fourth-round selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional selection in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.[4] On November 24, 2010, Wallace was selected by Portland Timbers in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft but then immediately traded back to Colorado in exchange for allocation money.[5]

Wallace was released by Colorado at the end of the 2013 MLS season. He signed with NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies on February 10, 2014.[6]


Wallace played for the United States Under-17 and Under-18 teams and was a member of the USA Under-20 National squad in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada.[7] He played in two of the Group matches against Poland [8][9] and also played in the knockout stages against Uruguay.[10] Wallace earned his first cap for the senior team in 2011.[11]

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