Andre Blake Biography

Andre Blake

Quick Facts Of Andre Blake

Celebrated Name Andre Blake
Age 29 Years
Nick Name Andre Blake
Birth Name Andre Jason Blake
Birth Date 1990-11-21
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth May Pen
Birth Nation Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Ethnicity African
Horoscope Scorpio
Position Goalkeeper
Debut Club Sporting Central Academy
Current Club Philadephia Union
Shirt Number 18
Coach Jim Curtin
University University of Connecticut
Awards MLS Goalkeeper of the Year 2016
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 77 kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Marital Status Married
Wife Shauna Kay
Children 2
Source of Wealth Football (Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements)
Net Worth $5 million

Andre Jason Blake, professionally known as Andre Blake is a Jamaican professional football player. He plays as a goalkeeper. He currently plays for the MLS club, Philadelphia Union. He won the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year in 2016. He played college soccer at the University of Connecticut. 

He has represented Jamaica national team at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in 2014. 

He acquired his U.S. green card in 2015. He has over 18.5k followers on his [email protected]_boy18.

What is Andre Blake Famous For?

  • Awarded 2014 Caribbean Cup Golden Gloves.
  • Awarded 2016 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year.

Andre Blake College

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Where was Andre Blake Born?

Andre Blake was born on 21 November 1990. His birth name is Andre Jason Blake. His birth place is in May Pen in Jamaica. He holds Jamaican nationality. He belongs to black ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. Information about his parents is not available at present. 

He started his youth career from the National Premier League club, Sporting Central Academy. He later trained at the Harbour View F.C. He later moved to the United States. He attended the University of Connecticut. He played college soccer there for three years. He registered 37 shutouts over his three years in goal for the Connecticut Huskies. He was awarded the Big East Goalkeeper of the Year Award twice in 2011 and 2012. He was also awarded the AAC Goalkeeper of the Year in 2013. 

Andre Blake football Career Timeline

Following his college career, he signed a Generation Adidas contract with MLS. 

The Philadelphia Union selected Blake first overall in the 2014 MSL SuperDraft.

Despite drafted first overall, he was named the backup goalkeeper to Rais M'Bolhi. 

He made his Philadelphia Union debut in a friendly match against Crystal Palace in July 2014. 

He made his competitive debut against Montreal Impact. Didier Drogba debuted for Montreal Impact in the same game. 

He set a Union team record for saves on 26 September 2015 when he made 10 stops against New England Revolution. The match ended 1-1. 

He became the starting goalkeeper for the Union for the 2016 season. 

He was included in the roster for the 2016 MLS All-Star Game. 

He was part of the Union team that finished runner-up in the U.S. Open Cup in 2014, 2015, and in 2018.

He was selected for the 2019 MLS All-Star Game. 

Andre Blake Stats

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Andre Blake International Career

Andre Blake has represented Jamaica national team at various age levels. 

He has represented Jamaica U17, U29, and U23 football teams.

He made his senior international debut on 2 March against Barbados. 

He was part of the Jamaican football team that won the 2014 Caribbean Cup. 

He won the 2014 Caribbean Cup Golden Gloves. 

He was part of the Jamaican football team that finished runner-up in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, 2017 Caribbean Cup, and 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

Andre Blake Honor

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Individual Honor

MLS All-Star (2): 2016, 2019

MLS Goalkeeper of the Year (1): 2016

MLS Best XI Award (1): 2016

CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Glove Award (1): 2017

CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017

Who is Andre Blake Married to?

Andre Blake is a married man. He is married to Shauna Kay. The couple tied a knot to each other in December 2015. The couple has 2 sons together. 

He resides in the United States. He acquired his U.S. green card in 2015. 

How Tall is Andre Blake?

Andre Blake stands at a height of 1.93 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 77 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. 

What is Andre Blake Net Worth?

Andre Blake earns from his career as a professional footballer. He plays for the MLS club, Philadelphia Union. He has an endorsement deal with Under Armour FC and Adidas. His annual salary is reported at around $500,000. His contract details have not been released. His net worth is estimated at $5 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He was a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy in 2013.
  • He is the first-ever goalkeeper to be drafted first overall.
  • He wears shirt number 18 at Philadelphia Union.
  • He was the only Union player selected for the 2019 MLS All-Star Game.
  • He wears shirt number 1 for the national team.

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