Jamar Beasley

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Jamar Beasley
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-10-11) October 11, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
St. Louis Ambush
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 New England Revolution 41 (3)
1998 MLS Pro-40 (loan) 1 (0)
1999 Boston Bulldogs (loan) 1 (0)
2000 MLS Pro-40 (loan) 4 (2)
2001 Chicago Fire 18 (4)
2002 Puteolana
2003 Indiana Blast 21 (6)
2003 Carolina Dynamo 1 (0)
2003 Charleston Battery 2 (0)
2004 Milwaukee Wave United 22 (1)
2003–2005 Kansas City Comets (indoor) 61 (53)
2005–2006 St. Louis Steamers (indoor) 30 (33)
2006–2008 Detroit Ignition (indoor) 29 (40)
2008–2010 Rockford Rampage (indoor) 5 (1)
2010 Kansas City Wizards 0 (0)
2010–2012 Missouri Comets (indoor) ? (20)
2011–2012 Wichita Wings (indoor) 22 (21)
2012–2013 Syracuse Silver Knights (indoor) 15 (6)
2013- St. Louis Ambush (indoor) 0 (0)
National team
1999 U.S. U-20
2004– United States Futsal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 July 2007

Jamar Beasley (born October 11, 1979 in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is an African American[1] soccer player who currently plays for the St. Louis Ambush of the Major Indoor Soccer League.

Career[edit]

Beasley began his professional career in 1998, as a member Major League Soccer's Project-40, directly out of High School (South Side High School), the first MLS player ever to do so. He became a member of the New England Revolution. At the time, Beasley was the youngest player to sign with MLS, a record since broken many times over.

Beasley was signed on November 11, 2010 (just one day before the 2010–2011 season) by the Missouri Comets of the MISL. Beasley was an offensive force all season-long for the team. He finished 3rd in the league in scoring with 54 points and tied for 3rd in total goals with 20. Beasley also had the second most game-winning goals on the year with three. Following the season he was named 2nd team All-MISL.

Personal life[edit]

Jamar's brother, DaMarcus Beasley also is a professional soccer player, having played for the Los Angeles Galaxy, Chicago Fire, PSV Eindhoven, Manchester City, Rangers F.C. Hannover 96 and Puebla as well as the United States National Team who he has represented at four World Cups.

National team[edit]

He appeared at the World Youth Championship in Nigeria with the U20 United States national team, but has enjoyed more success with the US Futsal Team than with the full-age national team. In 2008, Beasley represented the USA at the Futsal World Cup in Brazil.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. "Top Black Soccer Players Discuss The Growing Popularity Of Their Sport", Jet (magazine), July 23, 2001. Accessed March 17, 2012.
  2. ^ http://de.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=194114/index.html

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