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January 28, 1983
A college soccer player for the Chico State Wildcats, he played in 2004 for the Chico Rooks and was drafted to the San Jose Earthquakes in 2005. The team became the Houston Dynamo the following season, and he played a part in their MLS Cup wins in 2006 and 2007 before returning to the re-established Earthquakes in 2009. With over 140 goals in Major League Soccer, he is the second highest scorer in the competition's history, and first-place among its active players. As of August 19, 2017, Wondolowski is also the only player in league history to have scored ten or more goals in eight consecutive seasons. He also holds the record for most MLS goals on the road.