Cordell Cato

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Cordell Cato
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Cordell Cato in 2013.
Personal information
Full name Cordell Cato
Date of birth (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Winger, Forward
Club information
Current team
San Jose Earthquakes
Number 7
Youth career
2003–2008 Defence Force
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 San Juan Jabloteh
2011 Defence Force
2012 Seattle Sounders FC 8 (0)
2013– San Jose Earthquakes 96 (7)
National team
2011 Trinidad and Tobago U20 3 (0)
2014– Trinidad and Tobago 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 18, 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 22, 2017

Cordell Cato (born July 15, 1992) is a Trinidadian footballer who currently plays for San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.


Cordell Cato 11April2015.jpg

Cato began his youth career with Defence Force in 2003 and remained at the club for five years. In 2009, he joined San Juan Jabloteh and made his professional debut with the club. After two seasons with Jabloteh, the speedy attacker returned to Defence Force. In his first season back Cato helped Defense Force in capturing their first TT Pro League title since 1999. During the 2011 season Cato also trained with Major League Soccer club Seattle Sounders FC.

On January 17, 2012 it was announced that Cato had signed with Seattle Sounders.[1][2]

On December 14, 2012, the Sounders declined to pick up a contract option on Cato.[3]


Cato has represented Trinidad and Tobago at various youth levels. He was a member of the Trinidad and Tobago squad for the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Guatemala.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Trinidad and Tobago's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 June 2015 Soldier Field, Chicago, United States  Guatemala 2–0 3–1 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2. 5 October 2016 Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, Trinidad and Tobago  Dominican Republic 3–0 4–0 2017 Caribbean Cup qualification

Personal life[edit]

Cato is currently engaged with Trinidad and Tobago women's national football team member Jonelle Warrick.[5] Cato mother, Dayra Hernandez is an Honduran from Puerto Cortés.[6]


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