Bobby Wood (soccer)

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Bobby Wood
Bobby Wood 1860 2011 2.JPG
Wood at practice with 1860 Munich in 2011.
Personal information
Full name Bobby Shou Wood
Date of birth (1992-11-15) November 15, 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
1860 Munich
Number 23
Youth career
1999–2004 Powder Edge SC
2004–2007 Irvine Strikers
2007–2010 1860 Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– 1860 Munich II 46 (12)
2011– 1860 Munich 44 (3)
National team
2010–2011 United States U20 6 (4)
2011– United States U23 1 (0)
2013– United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 2, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 14, 2013

Bobby Shou Wood (born November 15, 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American professional soccer player who currently plays for German 2. Bundesliga club, TSV 1860 München.His mother is Japanese

Biography[edit]

Wood began his youth career in 1999 with Powder Edge SC where located in Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved to California in 2004 to play with Irvine Strikers, but eventually relocated to Germany in July 2007 to join TSV 1860 Munchen.[1]

TSV 1860 München[edit]

On January 29, 2011, Wood made his professional debut coming on in the 82nd minute as a substitute during a 2. Bundesliga match against MSV Duisburg.[2]

Wood made his first career start for TSV 1860 München on October 14, 2011 against F.C. Hansa Rostock.[3] On November 30, 2012, against VfR Aalen, Wood scored his first professional goal to secure a 1–1 draw for 1860 Munich.[4]

In December 2012, Wood signed his first professional contract, extending his stay with 1860 through the 2016 season.[5]

International Career[edit]

In May 2013, Wood was named to a preliminary 35-man roster for the 2013 Gold Cup.[6] Wood made his senior international debut in a friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina on August 14, 2013.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobby Shou Wood". TSV 1860 München. [dead link]
  2. ^ Smith, David (January 29, 2011). "Duisburg Fights Back To Draw 1860". Yanks-Abroad.com. Retrieved January 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hansa jubelt! Larteys Standards entscheiden den Ausscheidungskampf" (in German). kicker.de. October 14, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Woods erster Torjubel beschert das Remis" (in German). kicker.de. November 30, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ "American Exports: Wood inks first pro deal with 1860". mlssoccer.com. December 17, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gold Cup: Landon Donovan, Oguchi Onyewu, Carlos Bocanegra on preliminary 35-man USMNT roster". mlssoccer.com. May 31, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Altidore Hat Trick Powers U.S. MNT to 4-3 Victory Against Bosnia-Herzegovina". ussoccer.com. August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  8. ^ "U.S. earns historic come-from-behind win over Bosnia". espnfc.com. August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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