Peterson Joseph

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Peterson Joseph
Personal information
Full name Peterson Joseph
Date of birth (1990-04-24) April 24, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Aigle Noir AC ? (?)
2007–2009 Braga B 5 (0)
2009–2011 Braga 0 (0)
2010–2011 Vizela (loan) 20 (1)
2011–2014 Sporting Kansas City 34 (0)
National team
2008– Haiti 18 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 31, 2013.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 24, 2012

Peterson Joseph (born 24 April 1990) is a Haitian footballer. Known for having a soft touch on the ball and playing with quick one to two touch passes throughout the field, Joseph is known as the "Haitian Xavi".[1]



Played for Haitian League side Aigle Noir AC before moving to Portuguese side SC Braga at the start of January 2009 in the European mid season transfer season. Joseph had a year long loan spell SC Braga's affiliate team FC Vizela, who were then playing in the Portuguese Second Division.

Joseph joined Major League Soccer club Sporting Kansas City on September 1, 2011 and made his initial appearance with the club on October 1, 2011 in the 83rd minute against the San Jose Earthquakes.[2] He stayed with the club for three years before his contract was terminated on August 11, 2014.[3]


He made his debut for Haiti, during an Olympic qualifying match against Bahamas.


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