Brad Davis, Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis
Current Club: Houston Dynamo
College: SLU Billikens (went Pro following Sophomore year)
High School: Chaminade Red Devils
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Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birth Date: 11-08-1981
Birthplace: St. Charles, MO

NEWS

2014 June 14 Brad Davis Brings More to the Table Than Just His Left Foot
While Davis is quite good with his left foot on set pieces for both club and country, there is much more to the game of the 32-year-old than you may think.

2014 June 09 – Brad Davis Belongs on the US MNT
I’m here to talk about the Sweet Left Foot of Glory, Brad freakin’ Davis.

2014 May 31 – US national team, World Cup player profile: Brad Davis
With the possible exception of San Jose’s Chris Wondolowski, no veteran player did more to improve his stock during this World Cup cycle than Houston Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis.

2014 May 23 Chaminade alum (’00) Named to US World Cup Squad
For his part, Davis has not forgotten his roots. He credits his Chaminade coach, Mike Gauvain, and his club coach, Tommy Howe, for developing him into a high-level player. “They are a huge part of what am I today and I tell them that every time I see them,” Davis said.

2013 May – Davis plays in 250 match for Dynamo
Davis, who is one of four original Dynamo players still on the squad, appeared in his 250th game for Houston in all competitions. Saturday’s match was also Davis’ 200th career regular season match as a member of the Dynamo. The Dynamo captain is the franchise leader in both categories.
2012 Aug – Brad Davis earns MLS Team of the Week honors
2012 Jul – Inside Opta: Brad Davis is at it again

INTERNATIONAL

2014 Jan 3 – Klinsmann Calls 26 Players for 1st World Cup preparation camp of 2014
2013 September – Davis one of four added for USA vs Mexico at Columbus, OH
2013 June – Davis part of US MNT roster for Honduras
2013 May – Davis called in for World Cup Qualifiers in June
2013 March – Brad Davis added to US MNT Roster

Houston Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis has been added to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico. With the addition, there will be 24 players training in Denver.

Davis has earned six caps for the United States, scoring the game-winning penalty in the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup final. A finalist for the 2011 MLS Most Valuable Player award, he is a two-time MLS Cup champion.

United States international (6 caps) … 2010: Started and played first half vs. El Salvador on 2/24 but left at halftime with hamstring tightness … Came on as substitute vs. Honduras on 1/24 and assisted on lone U.S. goal … 2008: Was called into U.S. national team camp in January for the first time since the summer of 2005 … Started and played 72 minutes in 2-0 U.S. win over Sweden on 1/19 … 2005: Made international debut at 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup on 7/7, starting and playing 76 minutes in 4-1 win over Cuba … Entered in 84th minute of Gold Cup final on 7/24, scoring game-winning penalty kick in shootout win over Panama

Youth: Member of the U-23 national team … Appeared 45 times for the U-20 national team, scoring 13 overall goals … Appeared in three of four games at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship … Made youth national team debut with the U-18 national team in 1999.

2004 Feb – US U23′s Drop Third Place CONCACAF Game in PK Shootout, Fail to Qualify for Olympics
In the penalty kick round, Honduras converted all four of its attempts, while goalkeeper Donis Escobar saved shots by Logan Pause in the second round and Brad Davis in the fifth round to clinch third place for Honduras.
2004 Feb – US Squeezes Past Panama 4-3 in Olympic Qualifier
Davis started and played 84 minutes. He scored in the 28th min, giving the US a 2-0 lead at the time.

PRO
An original Dynamo player and the club’s all-time leader in games, starts, and assists, this talented left-footed midfielder has recorded 12 assists in each of the last two MLS season to earn team MVP honors. He has been Team MVP four straight years (2009-2012)
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2011: League MVP runner-up led Major League Soccer with a career-high 16 assists, adding four goals, while starting every regular-season match for the first time in his career … Dynamo MVP for third consecutive season … Dynamo Humanitarian of the Year … MLS Player of the Month for April … MLS All-Star … One of two players to be named to MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week seven times … He has now notched at least 10 assists in league play in three consecutive seasons and four of the last six … Became team’s all-time leader in appearances and starts ..
2004: Played in 29 games for the Dallas Burn, starting 24 … Scored two goals and registered two assists … Played career high 1,945 minutes. Received first red card of MLS career on 8/7 vs. COL.
2003: Acquired by Dallas on Jan. 17 from MetroStars for first-round pick in 2003 MLS SuperDraft … Led Dallas in scoring with six goals and five assists, becoming only third player in team history other than Jason Kreis to lead Dallas in scoring … Set a career high in goals and assists.
2002: Selected by the MetroStars with the No. 3 overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft … Rookie of the Year finalist … Appeared in 24 games, starting 12 … Scored four goals and registered three assists … First MLS goal was the game-winner in overtime on 4/6 vs. CLB … Scored second consecutive goal on 4/13 at COL … Made first MLS start on 4/27 vs. SJ … Suffered from plantar fascia injury.

COLLEGE
Played two years at Saint Louis University … NSCAA Second-Team All-American in 2001 after recording 10 goals and 14 assists and helping St. Louis to an 18-2 record and Conference USA championship … Also named to Soccer America’s All-Freshman Team, Conference USA Freshman of the Year, first team All-Conference USA, C-USA Tournament MVP and NSCAA All-Midwest Region in 2000 after notching 11 goals and six assists in 19 games … Led team in assists and finished second in goals.

AMATEUR
Star at Chaminade High School in St. Louis … Parade Magazine’s 1999 All-American … Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year … Three-time St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro first team selection … Helped Chaminade to 29-2-3 record and consecutive Missouri Class 4A Final Four appearances in 1998 and 1999 … Finished Chaminade career with 81 goals and 58 assists.

PERSONAL
Married to Heather, and they have one child … Brother and sister attended St. Louis University … Brother Jeff played on St. Louis’ 1991 Final Four team …

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