FC Dallas

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An American professional soccer club, FC Dallas is based on the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. It also competes as a member of Major League Soccer (MLS). As a charter club of the league, the franchise began to play in 1996. The club was first originated as Dallas Burn in 1995, before renaming in 2004 to its current name.

Dallas plays its home games at the soccer-specific Toyota Stadium, which has the capacity of, where they played since 2005. The stadium in 2016 season had a capacity of 16,215, due to the United States Soccer Hall of Fame construction in the south end. In the FC early years, they also used to play their home games in the Cotton Bowl. The owner of the team is Hunt Sports Group led by brothers Dan Hunt, and Clark Hunt, who is the president of the team. The Hunt family also owns the part of the Chicago Bulls, and NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.

FC Dallas also won their first Supporters’ Shield in 2016. They were hence runner up in the MLS Cup in 2016, unfortunately losing to the Colorado Rapids in extra time. The team has also owned the US Open Cup two times; 1997 and in 2016. According to the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, the FC Dallas is hence placed as the 190th best club in the world, and ninth-best club in CONCACAF, on December 31, 2016.

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Current rosters:

As of May 3, 2019

1              Jesse González (HG) as Goalkeeper from the United States

2              Reggie Cannon (HG) as Defender from the United States

3              Reto Ziegler as Defender from Switzerland

4              Bressan as Defender from Brazil

7              Edwin Gyasi (on loan from CSKA Sofia) as Midfielder from Ghana

8              Bryan Acosta (DP) as Midfielder from Honduras

9              Cristian Colmán as a Forward from Paraguay

11           Santiago Mosquera (DP) as Midfielder from Colombia

12           Ryan Hollingshead as Midfielder from the United States

13           Zdeněk Ondrášek as a Forward from the Czech Republic

14           Dominique Badji as a Forward from Senegal

15           Jacori Hayes as Midfielder from the United States

16           Ricardo Pepi (HG) as forward from the United States

17           Francis Atuahene (GA) as a Forward from Ghana

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18           Brandon Servania (HG) as Midfielder from the United States

19           Paxton Pomykal (HG) as Midfielder from the United States

20           Jimmy Maurer as Goalkeeper from the United States

21           Michael Barrios as Midfielder from Colombia

23           Thomas Roberts (HG) as Midfielder from the United States

24           Matt Hedges (captain) as Defender from the United States

25           Callum Montgomery as Defender from Canada

26           John Nelson (GA) as Defender from the United States

27           Jesús Ferreira (HG) as a Forward from Colombia

29           Bryan Reynolds (HG) as a Forward from the United States

30           Kyle Zobeck as Goalkeeper from the United States

33           Edwin Cerrillo (HG) as Midfielder from the United States

—           Eric Alexander as Midfielder from the United States