Troy Roberts (soccer)

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Troy Roberts
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Roberts (in green) playing for Rochester in 2010
Personal information
Full name Troy Dazrell Roberts
Date of birth (1983-09-18) September 18, 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth San Jose, California, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2001–2004 California Golden Bears
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004 Sonoma County Sol
2005–2008 Los Angeles Galaxy 61 (2)
2009 Cleveland City Stars 29 (0)
2010–2013 Rochester Rhinos 94 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of April 28, 2014

Troy Roberts (born September 18, 1983 in San Jose, California) is a former American soccer player.

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Career

College and Amateur

Roberts attended Washington High School in Fremont, California, and played college soccer at UC Berkeley, and was named All-Pac-10 his junior and senior seasons. He also played in the National Premier Soccer League with Sonoma County Sol in its inaugural season in 2004.

Professional

Roberts was drafted in the first round (8th overall) in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft by Los Angeles Galaxy, and although he saw limited action with the team in his rookie season, went on to play 61 games in his four years with the club, winning both the MLS Cup and the US Open Cup in 2005.

Roberts was waived by Galaxy in February 2009, and joined the Cleveland City Stars of the USL First Division in April 2009. [1]

In March 2010, Roberts signed with the Rochester Rhinos of the USSF 2nd Division. [2] He re-signed for 2012, his third season with Rochester, on October 25, 2011. [3]

Personal

Roberts graduated with a bachelor's degree in Social Welfare at UC Berkeley. He is the older brother of fellow former professional soccer player Jamil Roberts. In 2014, Roberts decided to retire from soccer and sell insurance for a living with former Rochester Rhinos players Alfonso Motagalvan and Nano Short.

Honors

Los Angeles Galaxy

Rochester Rhinos

Individual

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References

  1. "City Stars Add MLS Experience And Bolster Defense With Two Key Signings - OurSports Central". www.oursportscentral.com. April 2009.
  2. "Rhinos Sign Troy Roberts". Archived from the original on 2010-03-30.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-27. Retrieved 2011-10-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)