Michael Seaton (footballer)

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Michael Seaton
Michael-Seaton-DSCF0186.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Seaton
Date of birth(1996-05-01) May 1, 1996 (age 17)
Place of birthSpanish Town, Jamaica
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubD.C. United
Number29
Youth career
2010–2012D.C. United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–D.C. United3(0)
2013Richmond Kickers (loan)15(5)
National team
2012–2013Jamaica U175(2)
2013–Jamaica3(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 15, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014
 
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Michael Seaton
Michael-Seaton-DSCF0186.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Seaton
Date of birth(1996-05-01) May 1, 1996 (age 17)
Place of birthSpanish Town, Jamaica
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubD.C. United
Number29
Youth career
2010–2012D.C. United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–D.C. United3(0)
2013Richmond Kickers (loan)15(5)
National team
2012–2013Jamaica U175(2)
2013–Jamaica3(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 15, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014

Michael Seaton (born May 1, 1996 in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a Jamaican footballer who currently plays for D.C. United. Upon his United debut in 2013, he became the first MLS player born after the league began play.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Seaton began playing for D.C. United in 2010, when he signed for their youth academy, as part of the U-15 squad. Before playing for DC United, he played for the Freestate Soccer Alliance, a soccer club based in Bowie, Maryland. He worked his way up the ranks of the academy.

Professional[edit]

Seaton signed with D.C. United on January 13, 2013.[1] Seaton was the fifth member of United's Academy to sign a contract with the first team.

In March 2013, he was loaned to the Richmond Kickers of USL Pro. On May 3, Seaton made his debut for Richmond against Wilmington, where he scored.[2]

Seaton's first game with D.C. United was a friendly match on July 12, against C.D. Guadalajara. Seaton played for 20 minutes and assisted Carlos Ruiz's goal in the 73rd minute.

Seaton trained with Serie A club Internazionale during January 2014.[3]

International[edit]

Seaton received his first senior Jamaica national team call versus Trinidad on November 15, 2013.[4] Seaton scored his 1st senior international goal versus St. Lucia on March 5, 2014, as a 17 year old.

International goals[edit]

Score and result list Jamaica's goal tally first.

#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetitionSource
1.5 March 2014Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia Saint Lucia1–05-0Friendly[5]

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