12,900 USD (2011)
Date of birth
(1989-01-25) January 25, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth
Milton, Ontario, Canada
Scarborough SC (#10 / Forward)
Aron Winter, Predrag Radosavljevic, Mo Johnston, Chris Cummins, Paul Mariner
Jose "Joey" Melo (born January 25, 1989 in Milton, Ontario) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for North Mississauga SC.
Melo began his professional career in 2007 after signing a contract with Toronto FC of the Major League Soccer. He made his professional debut on June 17, 2007 as a 92nd-minute substitute against FC Dallas. He appeared in a total of five matches for the club. He was waived by Toronto on January 3, 2009 and was in February 2009 on trial with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. In 2010, he went abroad to England to sign with Havant & Waterlooville F.C..
In 2011, he returned to Canada to sign with the Mississauga Eagles FC of the Canadian Soccer League.He helped Mississauga secure a postseason berth by finishing seventh in the overall standings. In 2012, he was appointed the team captain. In 2013, after the folding of Mississauga the roster was merged to the North York Astros. In 2014, he helped North York clinch a postseason berth by finishing fourth in the overall standings.
After North York left the CSL in 2015 he signed with expansion franchise Scarborough SC.