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Brandon McDonald (soccer)

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Playing position  Defender
Name  Brandon McDonald
Salary  220,000 USD (2012)
Years  Team
Parents  Traci McDonald

2004–2007  San Francisco Dons
Height  1.85 m
Number  8
Role  Soccer Player
Siblings  Jessica McDonald
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Date of birth  (1986-01-16) January 16, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth  Glendale, Arizona, United States
Current teams  Guam national football team (Defender), Real Salt Lake (#44 / Defender)
Similar People  Robbie Findley, Travis Nicklaw, A J DeLaGarza, Nick Rimando, Ben Olsen

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Brandon McDonald (born January 16, 1986 in Glendale, Arizona) is an American Guamanian soccer player who currently plays for South East Asian side Penang FA, a professional association football club currently plays in the top division of Malaysian football, the Malaysia Super League.


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Amateur and college

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McDonald was an NSCAA High School All-American while playing for Cactus High School and participated in the annual High School All-America game. In addition, he was in the USA National under-17 pool. Before moving to the University of San Francisco in 2004 McDonald played for the Sereno Golden Eagles youth club with Michael Gavin, Rob Valentino and current teammate Robbie Findley. McDonald played over 50 games for the Dons, finishing second on the team in scoring in his freshman year. He also shared the Stephen Negoesco Award for achievement by an underclassmen in 2004.

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During his college years McDonald also played with both the San Francisco Seals and the San Jose Frogs of the USL Premier Development League.

Los Angeles

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McDonald was the 46th overall pick in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft, selected by the Los Angeles Galaxy, and made his MLS debut as a substitute in Galaxy's first match of the 2008 season against Colorado Rapids on March 29, 2008. He scored his first MLS goal on October 12, 2008, a 35-yard strike, also against Colorado. The then-rookie shared a locker room with David Beckham and Landon Donovan while taking instruction from Bruce Arena.

San Jose Earthquakes

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After a season in Carson, McDonald moved to San Jose, where the Earthquakes finally gave him the chance to play on a regular basis. McDonald made the most of the opportunity, starting 28 matches in 2010 as the Northern California side advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Despite the team's success, improved depth along San Jose's back line made playing time difficult to come by in 2011 and - in need of cap space - the 'Quakes began looking to make a deal involving the talented back. He was waived by the Galaxy in February 2009 and signed with the San Jose Earthquakes on March 20, 2009.

D.C. United

On June 27, 2011, McDonald was traded to D.C. United from San Jose in exchange for allocation money. He signed a contract extension with D.C. on August 23, 2011. Terms of the new contract were undisclosed.

Real Salt Lake

McDonald was traded to Real Salt Lake on July 17, 2013 in exchange for a third-round 2014 MLS SuperDraft pick and a conditional pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. He started three games for the team before being included in RSL's re-entry draft list but was not picked up in the draft.

Ljungskile SK, Chainat Hornbill F.C, Rovers FC (Guam)

He plays for Ljungskile SK in year 2014. In July 2015 McDonald was signed by Chainat Hornbill for the second half of the 2015 Thai Premier League season. Before moving to Rovers FC (Guam) to play for them a season in year 2016.

Penang FA

In June 2017, McDonald signs for South East Asia side Penang FA, a professional association football club currently plays in the top division of Malaysian football, the Malaysia Super League. McDonald plays for Rovers FC (Guam) for a season (2016 / 2017) before joined Penang FA in June 8, 2017. He make his debut against Four time MSL Champions, Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C..

International career

On December 22, 2009, McDonald received his first call up to train with the senior US national team. In July 2014 McDonald was initially called up for the Guam National Team EAFF Cup training camp but due to schedule conflicts he was unable to attend. McDonald has Guam roots on his father's side.

International goals

Score and Result lists Guam's goals first


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