Jozy Altidore

Josmer Volmy Altidore, professionally known as Jozy Altidore is an American professional soccer player.

Josmer Volmy Altidore, professionally known as Jozy Altidore is an American professional soccer player. He plays for the Canadian club Toronto FC and the United States national team. He plays as a striker. Previously, he has previously played for Sunderland and Hull City in England, AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands, Bursaspor in Turkey, Xerez and Valencia in Spain, and New York Red Bulls in the United States. He made his debut for the US senior team in 2007 after representing the US national team at different age levels. He has over 203k followers on his Instagram.

Jozy Altidore Is Engaged to Sloane Stephens, a Tennis Star

Jozy Altidore, a successful American soccer player, is engaged to tennis star Sloane Stephens. The couple announced their engagement in April 2019. They confirmed their engagement via social media.

On Instagram, the 29-year-old striker shared a few photos of himself with his fiancee. Sloane flaunted her colossal engagement ring. “Forever begins now,” he wrote.

Stephens, who was recently engaged, also shared a photo on Instagram. “Forever Yes,” she wrote.

The 26-year-old tennis player won the 2017 US Open and also has six WTA singles titles to her credit.

Jozy Altidore was born in where?

On 6 November 1989, Jozy Altidore was born. Josmer Volmy Altidore is his given name. He was born in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. He is an American citizen. Scorpio is his zodiac sign. He was born in Haiti to Haitian parents. He has three older brothers and sisters.

He began his soccer career at a very young age. He was a part of multiple South Florida youth teams. He later graduated at Bradenton’s IMG Academy.

Red Bulls of New York

Altidore was picked by the MetroStars (now the New York Red Bulls) with the 17th overall selection in the 2006 MSL SuperDraft.

He missed the bulk of the 2006 season while earning his high school diploma in Florida.

He made his professional debut against D.C. United on 23 August 2006.

On 16 September 2006, he scored his first professional goal in a 1-0 victory over Columbus Crew. He was sixteen years old at the time.

At 16 years and 337 days, he became the youngest player to score in the Major League Soccer playoffs when he scored in a 2-1 loss to D.C. United in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Series.

At 16 years and 349 days, he was also the youngest player to start an MLS playoff match.


In June 2008, Spanish club Villarreal agreed to sign Altidore for a record $10 million. At the time, it was the highest fee ever charged for an MLS player.

In September 2008, he made his La Liga debut against Deportivo La Coruna.

He became the first American international to score in La Liga in November 2008, when he scored against Athletic Bilbao. He came on in the 90th minute and scored a goal.

He then spent the remainder of his career on loan with Spanish club Xerez, English club Hull City, and Turkish club Bursaspor.

In April 2009, he underwent minor surgery to repair an injured toenail. He took over a month of recuperation. As a result, he never appeared in front of Xerez.

He was lent to the city of Hull for $11 million.

Alkmaar AZ

He was signed by Dutch club AZ Alkmaar in July 2011.

He made his AZ debut against PSV Eindhoven in a 3-1 victory. He scored in his AZ debut.

He scored his first hat-trick in his club career against Roda JC in September 2012.

After scoring 23 goals in the Eredivisie and eight in the KNVB Cup, he became the first American to be selected to De Telegraff’s “Team of the Season.”

Newcastle upon Tyne

English club Sunderland signed Altidore on a four-year contract in July 2013 reportedly worth $13 million transfer fee.

He scored his first goal for Sunderland in August 2013 against MK Dons in the League Cup.

Toronto FC

Canadian club Toronto FC acquired Altidore for an undisclosed fee in January 2015. They signed him to a Designated Player contract.

He marked his competitive debut for Toronto in March 2015 against Vancouver Whitecaps.

He was dismissed as a substitute after directing foul and abusive language at a fourth official against the New York Red Bulls around the end of the 2015-16 season.

He scored 14 goals in 27 appearances in his debut season.

He lifted his first trophy with Toronto in 2016 when he helped the club to clinch the 2016 Canadian Championship though he didn’t register a goal during the campaign.

Altidore helped Toronto to reach the MLS Cup Final for the first time in their history. They faced Seattle Sounders in the finals but lost to them on penalties.

He finished 15 goals in 29 games in his second season at Toronto.

Toronto retained their Canadian Championship in 2017 defeating Montreal Impact 3-2 on aggregate.

He also helped the club to win the 2017 Supporter’s Shield with a record-breaking 69 points.

He once again helped Toronto to win the 2017 MLS Cup Final, where he was also named MLS Cup MVP.

He finished the 2017 season with 18 goals in 33 games.

He led the club to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Final, where his team lost to Chivas Guadalajara in the penalty shoot-out.

He was sidelined for 6 weeks after surgery to remove bone fragments from his foot, the injury he sustained in the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Final.

He scored a hat-trick in a 5-2 home win over Vancouver Whitecaps to seal the 2018 Canadian Championship in August 2018. They won with a 7-4 on aggregate.

International Career

Altidore has represented the United States national team at different age levels. He has represented United States U17, U20, and U23 national teams before making his debut for the senior team in 2007.

He made his senior team debut for the US national team in November 2007 against South Africa.

He scored his first international goal for the US senior team in a friendly match against Mexico in February 2008.

He scored a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago in April 2009, making him the youngest American to score a hat-trick in an international game.

He helped his team to reach the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup final, where the US lost to Brazil 3-2.

He represented the US in the 2010 FIFA World Cup but did not register any goals in the competition.

He represented the US in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but he sustained a hamstring injury in their opening match against Ghana.

He received his first Red Card for verbally abusing referee Luca Banti in an eventual 1-1 friendly draw against Switzerland in Zurich in March 2015.

He became the 17th American to reach 100 international caps after starting against Serbia in January 2017.

Club Honors


KNVB Cup: 2012–13


Football League Cup Runner-up: 2013–14

Toronto FC

MLS Cup: 2017,[110] Runner-up 2016

Supporters’ Shield: 2017

Eastern Conference Winners (Playoffs): 2016, 2017

Canadian Championship: 2016, 2017, 2018

International Honors

United States

CONCACAF Gold Cup: 2017, Runner-up 2011

FIFA Confederations Cup Runner-up: 2009

Individual Honors

U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year: 2006

U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year (2): 2013, 2016

MLS All-Star (2): 2015, 2017

MLS Cup MVP Award: 2017

Who is Jozy Altidore Married To?

Jozy Altidore is unmarried but engaged. He is engaged to American tennis player and grand slam champion Sloane Stephens. They are childhood friends from Florida. The couple announced their engagement in April 2019.

What are Jozy Altidore Body Measurements?

Jozy Altidore stands at a height of 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 79 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.

What is Jozy Altidore Net Worth?

Jozy Altidore is one of the most popular American soccer players. He has played in several European clubs and in the US. He currently plays for Canadian club Toronto FC. He earns from playing professional soccer. His source of income comes from contracts, salary, bonuses, and endorsements (If any). As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $8 million.

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