Player Details


Magnus Eriksson


5' 10"


181 lbs

Date of Birth

4.8.1990 (34)


Solna, Sweden Sweden



Player Category

Career Summary


How he joined the club: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on Dec. 20, 2017.

2019 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 32 starts in 32 MLS appearances … Finished with six goals and 10 assists, becoming the first Quakes player with 6+ goals and 10+ assists since 2005 ... Earned MLS Team of the Week Honors for Weeks 15 and 25 … U.S. Open Cup: Played 90 minutes and tallied a goal in San Jose’s Fourth-Round matchup against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 … Started and played 90 minutes in Round of 16 matchup against LAFC on June 20 …  International Friendlies: Started and played 58 minutes against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Recorded 33 minutes as a substitute against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.

2018 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 29 starts in 32 total appearances in MLS play ... Made his MLS debut against Minnesota United FC on March 3, starting and playing 82 minutes … Scored his first MLS goal against the Philadelphia Union on April 7 … Tallied a goal or an assist in five of his first six MLS games … U.S. Open Cup: Entered as a substitute in the 73rd minute in the Fourth-Round matchup against the Portland Timbers on June 6 … International Friendlies: Started and played 90 minutes against Club Leon on March 24 … Played 41 minutes as a substitute against Manchester United on July 22.

Professional Experience: Came to San Jose after a season and a half with Sweden’s Djurgardens IF … Co-led the Swedish Allsvenskan with 14 goals in 2017 ... Played with Beijing Renhe and Bröndby IF of China and Denmark, respectively, before signing with Djurgardens in 2016 ... Tallied five goals and seven assists in 30 games during the 2014 Allsvenskan season ... Helped Malmo FF win the championship for the second consecutive year ... Joined Malmo FF in 2013 ... Led the side to a championship, finishing with 11 goals and 14 assists … Tallied one goal and four assists in five games during the 2013 Swedish Cup ... Moved to Åtvidaberg of the Swedish second-tier in 2011 … Tallied 15 goals and five assists in 30 appearances to help the side earn promotion to the first-tier … Tallied 11 goals and four assists in 20 games in 2012 before being transferred to Belgium’s K.A.A. Gent.

International: Scored two goals in 12 appearances for various Sweden Youth National Teams between U-15 and U-21 before later earning a cap with the senior team in a friendly against Moldova … Called to the 2018 January Camp as part of preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.