Facts About Andre Blake
|32 Years Old
|Andre Jason Blake
|Place Of Birth
|Sporting Central Academy
|University of Connecticut
|MLS Goalkeeper of the Year 2016
|1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
|Source of Wealth
|Football (Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements)
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 Instagram@dre_boy18.
What is Andre Blake Famous For?
- Awarded 2014 Caribbean Cup Golden Gloves.
- Awarded 2016 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year.
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 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.
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.
Trivias About Andre Blake You Need To 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.