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Full name  Adam Smarte
Name  Adam Smarte
Position  Forward, Defender
Number  18
Height  1.80 m
Place of birth  Monrovia, Liberia
Role  Soccer player

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Date of birth  (1987-05-09) May 9, 1987 (age 28)
2003–2007  UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs
Education  University of California, Santa Cruz

Playing position  Forward / Defender
Current team  Ventura County Fusion

Adam Smarte (born 9 May 1987) is a Liberian soccer player who last played for Ventura County Fusion in the USL Premier Development League.


College and Amateur

Smarte grew up in Elk Grove, California, played college soccer at UC Santa Cruz from 2003 to 2007, and played for both Salinas Valley Samba and the San Jose Frogs in the National Premier Soccer League.


Smarte was drafted with the first overall pick in the 2008 MLS Supplemental Draft by the San Jose Earthquakes.

He was released by the Earthquakes at the end of 2008, having played just 3 games for the team, and subsequently signed for Ventura County Fusion of the USL Premier Development League for the 2009 season, where he appeared as a right-back in the defence instead of his usual forward role. He also went on trial with Major League Soccer side D.C. United in August 2009.

Personal life

He founded the apparel brand Modern Pharaoh in 2013.

Ventura County Fusion

  • USL Premier Development League Champions (1): 2009
  • References

    Adam Smarte Wikipedia

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