Jozy Altidore signs 3-year extension with Toronto FC

first_imgThe Beast is here to stay 💪🏿@JozyAltidore signs new deal with #TFCLive through 2022Full details ➡️— Toronto FC (@torontofc) February 28, 2019The 29-year-old U.S. national team star joined Toronto from Sunderland in January 2015, returning to MLS after nearly seven years abroad. He has starred as a Designated Player for Toronto, contributing 60 goals and 20 assists in 114 appearances across all competitions and leading the side to an MLS Cup win in 2017. “This is my family, this club and this city,” Altidore said in a release. “The fans, from the first day, they accepted me, they gave me the right to show what I’m all about, and they took me in. We’ve built something great together, and I’m really eager to see what’s to come.” Related News Altidore also has 41 goals in 110 caps for his country, making the 2010 and 2014 U.S. World Cup squads.  Toronto FC has its star striker in the fold for at least three more years. Jozy Altidore has signed a new contract that runs through the 2022 season, the club announced Thursday.  Nani joins Orlando City But he clearly has found a home in Toronto, and the club is thrilled to have him sign on for a longer run. “Jozy expressed his desire to be here and the feeling was mutual. Our fans here love him and I hope he’ll wear a TFC jersey for the rest of his career,” Toronto FC president Bill Manning said in a release. “Since coming to Toronto, Jozy has helped TFC win multiple championships, scoring so many clutch goals, including the biggest goal in our club’s history. We look forward to more great moments.”Toronto opens the 2019 MLS season Saturday at Philadelphia.last_img read more