Date of birth
June 17, 1988
Place of birth
San José, Costa Rica
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
D.C. United 39
Portland Timbers 88
Arizona United (loan) 2
Costa Rica 17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 8, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 December 2014
Rodney Wallace (born June 17, 1988 in San José) is a Costa Rican footballer who currently plays for Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.
Youth and college [ edit ]
Wallace's family moved to the United States when he was nine. He grew up in
Rockville, Maryland, attended The Bullis School, and played college soccer at the University of Maryland, College Park. [1 ]
Professional [ edit ]
Wallace was drafted in the first round (6th overall) of the
2009 MLS SuperDraft by D.C. United on January 15, 2009. He made his professional debut on 22 March 2009, in DC's first game of the 2009 MLS season against Los Angeles Galaxy, and scored his first career professional goal on 26 April 2009, in a 3-2 win over [2 ] New York Red Bulls. [3 ]
On November 24, 2010, DC United traded Wallace and a fourth-round pick in the
2011 MLS SuperDraft to Portland Timbers in exchange for Dax McCarty and allocation money. [4 ]
Wallace re-signed with Portland on December 6, 2012.
In summer 2014, Wallace was sent on loan to [5 ] USL Pro club Arizona United to regain match fitness after returning from injury. [6 ]
International [ edit ]
During his first season in Portland, Wallace established himself as a starter at left midfield for the expansion club. His efforts earned him a call to represent
Costa Rica in September. He made his international debut on September 2, 2011 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, and scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over the United States. As of December 2014, Wallace has earned a total of 17 caps, scoring 3 goals. He represented his country in 3 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. [7 ]
Career statistics [ edit ]
International goals [ edit ]
Scores and results list. Costa Rica's goal tally first.
Personal [ edit ]
Wallace holds a
U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes. [8 ]
University of Maryland [ edit ]
Individual [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]