Justin Dhillon

Justin Dhillon (born June 6, 1995) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.

Justin Dhillon
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-06-06) June 6, 1995
Place of birth Rancho Santa Margarita, California, U.S.
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC
Number 99
Youth career
2011–2013 LA Galaxy
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Cal Poly Mustangs 73 (23)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 PSA Elite
2016 FC Golden State Force 3 (1)
2017–2018 LA Galaxy II 40 (9)
2019 Tacoma Defiance 14 (6)
2019– Seattle Sounders FC 5 (0)
2019Tacoma Defiance (loan) 11 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 20, 2019

Career

Dhillon began his career with the LA Galaxy Academy team where he led the Under 16 academy to win the USSDA National Championship for the first time in club history scoring 24 goals in 2011. In his three years with the academy, Dhillon scored an impressive 72 goals in all competitions.[1] During this time Dhillon also appeared for the United States Under 18 Men's National Team.[2] Following this, Dhillon played four years of college soccer at California Polytechnic State University between 2013 and 2016.[3] While at Cal Poly, Dhillon appeared for PSA Elite[4] and USL PDL side FC Golden State Force.[5]

On January 13, 2017, Dhillon signed a professional contract with LA Galaxy II, a USL affiliate club of LA Galaxy.[6]

On March 15, 2019, Dhillon joined USL side Tacoma Defiance.[7] He acted as a leader for the Tacoma Defiance, providing a bigger target up front than the squad had been used to.[8] On 21 May, 2019, he scored the fastest goal in USL history, scoring in just 9.17 seconds.[9] Seattle Sounders FC added him to their first team roster on June 28, 2019[10] to help bolster the roster after the injury of Will Bruin.

Honors

Seattle Sounders FC

References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 16, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Page Not Found". www.ussoccer.com.
  3. "Justin Dhillon". Cal Poly.
  4. "Former Cal Poly star Justin Dhillon fulfills dream by signing with L.A. Galaxy II".
  5. "FC Golden State Force - 2016 Regular Season - Roster - # - Justin Dhillon -". www.uslpdl.com.
  6. "II sign forward Justin Dhillon". LA Galaxy. January 13, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  7. Staff, USLChampionship com (March 15, 2019). "Dhillon Makes Move to Defiance". USL Championship.
  8. "Six questions Sounders fans have about Justin Dhillon". June 21, 2019.
  9. "The Fastest Oral History for the Fastest USL Goal". May 22, 2019.
  10. "Sounders FC signs forward Justin Dhillon | Seattle Sounders FC".


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