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Will Johnson (CAN)

Current club: USA / Orlando City S.C.
Connect: @WillJohnson04
Phonetic: JON-SON
Date of birth: 1987-01-21
Age 30
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, CAN
Raised: Toronto, ON, CAN & Chicago, IL, USA
Height: 178 cm
Team Honours: Canadian Championship winner (2016), MLS Cup winner (2009, 2015)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 43
Starts: 38
Goals: 4
Assists: 7
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-01-06
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Notes

speaks English and Dutch... soccer family (grandfather Brian Birch)... born in Canada, but raised in the United Kingdom and then Chicago... favourites have included Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard, Tony McNamara, Liverpool... named one of six player ambassadors on Canada’s road to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007... served as a brand ambassador for Golazo...  as a youth player in 2005, was noted by the FIFA World Youth Championship Technical Study Group (”striker with good technique and physical fitness, shielded ball well”)... 

For Country

he was 17 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2004 with coach Ray Clark... won Group B with Canada at the 2005 CONCACAF Under-20 Qualification tournament (Canada qualified for Netherlands 2005)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Netherlands 2005... he was 18 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 16 November 2005... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007... finished third with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament... represented Canada in 2008 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for South Africa 2010... represented Canada at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2011-12 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil 2014... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup... 

Year Prize Honour
2013 Men's / Masculin Canadian Players of the Year
2008 All-Star Midfielder CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualyfing All-Tournament Team
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2017-09-03 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-09] Men’s international match in Toronto USA / Orlando City S.C. 30
2017-06-14 CAN MNT Octavio Zambrano [2017-06] Men’s international match in Montréal USA / Orlando City S.C. 30
2017-01-23 CAN MNT Michael Findlay [2017-01] Men’s international friendly in Bermuda USA / Orlando City S.C. 30
2017-01-18 CAN MNT Michael Findlay [2017-01] Men’s national camp in USA USA / Orlando City S.C. 29
2016-06-08 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2016-06] Men’s national camp in Austria CAN / Toronto FC 29
2016-03-30 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2016-03] 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers CAN / Toronto FC 29
2016-02-06 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2016-02] Men’s national camp CAN / Toronto FC 29
2015-11-18 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2015-11] 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Round 4 USA / Portland Timbers FC 28
2015-09-09 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2015-09] 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Round 3 USA / Portland Timbers FC 28
2015-06-17 CAN MNT Benito Floro [2015-06] FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Round 2 USA / Portland Timbers FC 28
2013-07-28 CAN MNT Colin Miller [2013-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup USA / Portland Timbers FC 26
2013-07-05 CAN MNT Colin Miller [2013-06] Men's pre-tournament camp USA / Portland Timbers FC 26
2013-03-23 CAN MNT Tony Fonseca [2013-03] Men’s national camp in Qatar USA / Portland Timbers FC 26
2012-10-17 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2012-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 25
2012-09-12 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2012-09] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 25
2012-08-16 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2012-08] Men’s national camp USA / Real Salt Lake 25
2012-06-13 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2012-06] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 25
2012-06-03 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2012-05] Men’s national camp USA / Real Salt Lake 25
2011-11-16 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-10-12 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-09-07 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-09] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-06-26 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-06] CONCACAF Gold Cup USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-06-02 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-05] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-03-29 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-03] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2011-02-10 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2011-02] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 24
2010-09-08 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2010-09] Men’s International Friendly series USA / Real Salt Lake 23
2010-05-24 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2010-05] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 23
2010-02-01 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2010-01] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 23
2009-07-19 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2009-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup USA / Real Salt Lake 22
2009-07-01 CAN MNT Stephen Hart [2009-06] Men’s pre-tournament camp & Men’s International Friendly match USA / Real Salt Lake 22
2008-11-20 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2008-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers USA / Real Salt Lake 21
2008-03-24 canm23 Nick Dasovic [2008-03] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification NED / De Graafschap 21
2008-03-09 canm23 Nick Dasovic [2008-03] Men’s U-23 camp in USA NED / De Graafschap 21
2007-11-21 CAN MNT Dale Mitchell [2007-11] Men’s International Friendly match 20
2007-07-09 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2007-07] FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 Heerenveen 20
2007-06-27 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2007-06] Hyundai Canadian Men's U-20 Tour presented by Yahoo! Canada 20
2007-06-07 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2007-06] Hyundai Canadian Men's U-20 Tour presented by Yahoo! Canada NED / SC Heerenveen 20
2007-03-28 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2007-03] Hyundai Canadian Men's U-20 Tour presented by Yahoo! Canada 20
2006-10-07 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2006-10] Men’s U-20 camp in Czech Republic 19
2006-09-05 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2006-09] Porto International 19
2006-05-26 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2006-05] Men’s U-20 tour in Western Canada Heerenveen 19
2006-05-08 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2006-05] Men’s national camp NED / SC Heerenveen 19
2006-04-16 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2006-04] Porto International NED / SC Heerenveen 19
2006-03-02 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2006-03] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Chicago Fire 19
2006-01-23 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2006-01] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Chicago Fire 19
2006-01-12 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2006-01] Copa Chivas USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-12-23 canm18 Dale Mitchell [2005-12] Men’s U-18 camp in Vaughan USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-11-17 CAN MNT Frank Yallop [2005-11] Men’s International Friendly match USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-10-30 canm18 Dale Mitchell [2005-10] Men’s U-18 camp in England USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-06-19 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-06] FIFA U-20 World Cup Netherlands 2005 USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-06-06 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-06] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-05-19 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-05] Men’s U-20 camp in USA USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-04-29 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-04] Men’s U-20 camp in Germany USA / Chicago Fire 18
2005-02-01 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-01] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Qualifying Chicago Sockers 18
2005-01-11 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2005-01] Men’s U-20 camp in Panama 17
2004-12-23 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2004-12] Men’s U-20 camp in USA 17
2004-07-21 canm17 Ray Clark [2004-07] Men’s U-17 camp in USA 17
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2017 CAN MNT 2-0-0 30 2 2 0 113 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2016 CAN MNT 0-0-3 29 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2015 CAN MNT 2-2-0 28 4 4 0 341 1 1 1 0 N/A 0
2013 CAN MNT 0-0-3 26 3 3 0 231 0 1 1 0 N/A 0
2012 CAN MNT 4-2-1 25 7 7 0 601 2 0 2 0 N/A 0
2011 CAN MNT 6-3-2 24 11 10 1 760 1 3 1 0 N/A 0
2010 CAN MNT 1-0-2 23 3 3 0 243 0 1 0 0 N/A 0
2009 CAN MNT 3-1-1 22 5 5 0 372 0 1 0 0 N/A 0
2008 CAN MNT 0-0-1 21 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2007 CAN MNT 0-1-0 20 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2006 CAN MNT 1-1-0 19 2 0 2 27 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2005 CAN MNT 1-0-0 18 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 43 38 5 3060 4 7 6 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2008 canm23 1-1-1 21 3 3 0 253 3 0 2 1 N/A 0
2007 canm20 0-0-3 20 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2005 canm20 3-1-2 18 6 5 1 465 0 0 1 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 12 11 1 988 3 0 1 1 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
2017-06-13 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 1 CUW 30 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017-01-22 Devonshire Parish, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 2 BER 30 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-03-29 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 MEX 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-03-25 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 3 MEX 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-02-05 Carson, CA, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 1 USA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-11-17 San Salvador, SLV FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 SLV 28 1 71 0 0 1 0 0 0
2015-11-13 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 HON 28 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015-09-08 Belmopan, BLZ FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 BLZ 28 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015-09-04 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 BLZ 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013-07-07 Pasadena, CA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 1 MTQ 26 1 51 0 0 1 0 0 0
2013-03-25 Doha, QAT Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 BLR 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013-03-22 Doha, QAT Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 2 JPN 26 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
2012-10-16 San Pedro Sula, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 8 HON 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-10-12 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 CUB 25 1 80 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012-09-07 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 PAN 25 1 71 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012-08-15 Lauderhill, FL, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 0 TRI 25 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012-06-12 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 HON 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-06-08 La Habana, CUB FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 CUB 25 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012-06-03 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-11-15 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 0 SKN 24 1 90 0 2 0 0 0 0
2011-11-11 Basseterre, SKN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 SKN 24 1 65 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-10-07 Gros Islet, LCA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 7 : 0 LCA 24 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-09-06 Bayamón, PUR FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 PUR 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-09-02 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 1 LCA 24 69 21 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011-06-14 Kansas City, KS, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 1 PAN 24 1 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-06-11 Tampa, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 GLP 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-06-07 Detroit, MI, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 24 1 65 0 0 1 0 0 0
2011-06-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 2 ECU 24 1 79 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-03-29 Antalya, TUR Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 BLR 24 1 77 0 1 0 0 0 0
2011-02-09 Larissa, GRE Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 1 GRE 24 1 82 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-09-07 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 1 HON 23 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
2010-09-04 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 PER 23 1 63 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-05-24 Buenos Aires, ARG Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 5 ARG 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-18 Philadelphia, PA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 0 : 1 HON 22 1 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-10 Miami, FL, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 2 : 2 CRC 22 1 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-07 Columbus, OH, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 SLV 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-07-03 Los Angeles, CA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 0 JAM 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-06-30 Oxnard, CA, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 3 : 0 GUA 22 1 66 0 1 0 0 0 0
2008-11-19 Kingston, JAM FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 3 JAM 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-03-20 Nashville, TN, USA CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 0 : 3 USA 21 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2008-03-16 Carson, CA, USA CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 5 : 0 GUA 21 1 87 2 0 1 0 0 0
2008-03-12 Carson, CA, USA CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 1 : 1 MEX 21 1 76 1 0 0 1 0 0
2007-11-20 Durban, RSA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 RSA 20 84 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-07-08 Edmonton, AB, CAN FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 0 : 2 CGO 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-07-05 Edmonton, AB, CAN FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 0 : 1 AUT 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-07-01 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 0 : 3 CHI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-03-01 Vienna, AUT Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 2 : 0 AUT 19 84 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-01-22 San Diego, CA, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 USA 19 70 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-11-16 Hesperange, LUX Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 LUX 18 84 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06-18 Kerkrade, NED FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 1 : 4 ITA 18 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2005-06-15 Tilburg, NED FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 0 : 2 COL 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06-12 Tilburg, NED FIFA U-20 World Cup canm20 1 : 1 SYR 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-01-30 San Pedro Sula, HON CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 JAM 18 72 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-01-28 San Pedro Sula, HON CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 HON 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-01-26 San Pedro Sula, HON CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 2 : 1 MEX 18 1 87 0 0 0 0 0 0

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