|Full name||Jalil Anibaba|
|Date of birth||October 19, 1988|
|Place of birth||Fontana, California, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Seattle Sounders FC|
|2007–2009||Santa Clara Broncos|
|2010||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|2014–||Seattle Sounders FC||8||(0)|
|2007||United States U18||3||(0)|
|2007||United States U20||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 13, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
College and Amateur
Anibaba attended Davis Senior High School, where in his senior season he was the California Gatorade Soccer Player of the year, and played college soccer at Santa Clara University for the first three years of his college career. In 2009, Anibaba captained the Broncos was selected for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-West Region team.
For his senior season he transferred to the University of North Carolina, where he won numerous awards, including – NSCAA Second Team All-America, NSCAA First Team All-Region, First Team All-ACC, ACC All-Tournament Team and 2007 WCC Freshman of the Year.
On January 14, 2011, Anibaba was drafted #9 overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by the Chicago Fire. He made his professional debut on March 19, 2011, in Chicago's first game of the 2011 MLS season, a 1–1 tie with FC Dallas., and scored his first professional goal – a 40-yard screamer – on March 30, 2011 in a 2–1 victory over the Colorado Rapids in the qualifying round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Anibaba would go on to tally two more goals in the 2011 season finale, heading home two strikes in the space of 19 minutes in a 3–2 win vs. Columbus Crew on October 22, 2011. Anibaba closed out his first season in MLS setting a club record for regular season appearances by a rookie with 29 and had his March 30 strike vs. Colorado voted the team's "Goal of the Year" by the team's fans following the campaign.
- Fire, FCD trade early goals en route to 1–1 draw