Tosaint Ricketts

Aug 06, 1987
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Edmonton, CAN
181 cm
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Where they grew up
Edmonton, CAN
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
61 Appearances
51 Starts
17 Goals
4 Assists


Tosaint Ricketts

Tosaint Antony Ricketts... speaks English... soccer family (brother Kirk)... both of his parents were born in Jamaica... grew up playing soccer and basketball... he was 13 years old when he started playing soccer for Edmonton Juventus... favourites have included Thierry Henry, Barcalona FC, LeBron James, Denver Nuggets, San Diego Chargers... has a lion tattoo on his shoulder (to represent his birth sign which is Leo)... one of several players that had a cameo appearance in the “Colouful Canada” video that was produced to help unveil the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Official Emblem on 14 December 2012...

Canada’s joint top goalscorer across FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2015 and 2016 (four goals in nine international matches)... represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-20 at Canada 2007)...

a three-time Canadian Championship winner, twice with Toronto FC (Voyageurs Cup in 2017 and 2018) and once with Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Voyageurs Cup in 2022)... with Toronto FC, an MLS Supporters’ Shield winner (2017) and MLS Cup winner (2017)...

said in 2016 of his youth soccer, “I always wanted to be as good as my brothers even though I was much younger; that passion and that drive to catch up with my brothers fueled my passion for the game”... said in 2016 of playing for Canada, “there’s no greater feeling than playing for the national team and there’s no greater passion to play for that team; it started for me as a youth and continues to stick with me to this day”... said Whitecaps’ Axel Schuster in 2022, “Tos embodies our cornerstones and is a true professional and leader in the locker room and in the community”...

For Country

he was 16 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2004 with coach Ray Clark... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007... finished third with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament...

he was 23 years old when he made his debut for Canada (9 February 2011)... he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 1 June 2011 in Toronto… represented Canada at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 2011-12 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil 2014... played in a career-high 20 consecutive Canada matches from 2011 to 2012... represented Canada at the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup... he played in a career-high 20 consecutive Canada matches from 2011-13... represented Canada at represented Canada in 2015-16 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifiers... represented Canada at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup...

represented Canada in 2018-19 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying...




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