Player Details


Henok Goitom


6' 2"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

9.22.1984 (39)


Solna, Sweden



Player Category

2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

How he joined the club: Signed as a Discovery Signing on Aug. 10, 2016 using Targeted Allocation Money.


2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Appeared in eight matches making three starts … Assisted Simon Dawkins’ goal in Sept. 24 match against Sporting Kansas City. 


Professional Experience: Tallied 78 goals and 31 assists in 268 games during his professional career prior to joining the Quakes … Played extensively in La Liga scoring 14 goals in 109 appearances for Real Murcia (2007), Real Valladolid (2008-09), UD Almeria (2008 – 12) and Getafe (2016) …  Scored 53 goals and provided 24 assists in 114 matches across all competitions from 2012 to 2016 with AIK Solna in Sweden’s top flight Allsvenskan … Scored eight goals in 12 Europa League and Europa League qualifying matches with AIK Solna and was named Allsvenskan’s MVP in 2015.


International Experience: Was a regular for the Sweden U-21s in 2005-06 and nearly broke into the senior team for the 2006 FIFA World Cup …  Requested permission from FIFA in September 2015 to play for the African nation of Eritrea and has scored one goal in two appearances since.