13 Facts About Andre Blake


Andre Jason Blake was born on 21 November 1990 and is a Jamaican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer and the Jamaica national team.

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Andre Blake registered 37 shutouts over his three years in goal for the Huskies, winning the Big East Goalkeeper of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012 and the AAC Goalkeeper of the Year Award in 2013.

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Andre Blake was named a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy in 2013.

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Andre Blake was selected by Philadelphia Union first overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

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Andre Blake made his first appearance for the Union in a friendly match against Crystal Palace in July 2014.

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Andre Blake started for five of the remaining eight matches in the 2015 season.

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Andre Blake was selected to the 2019 MLS All-Star Game as the Union's only representative.

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Andre Blake led the league in wins and posted eight clean sheets.

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In July 2021, Andre Blake signed a contract extension with the Union through the 2024 season, with a club option for 2025.

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Andre Blake earned his first medal for Jamaica later that year, winning the 2014 Caribbean Cup and earning the Golden Gloves award in the process.

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Andre Blake started all six matches during the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, helping Jamaica advance to the final and ultimately finishing runner-up to the United States.

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Andre Blake left the final injured due to a hand injury, but was awarded the tournament's Golden Glove and a spot in the Best XI for his performances.

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Andre Blake, representing Jamaica, will star alongside Thiago Silva, Luka Modric, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Hassan Maatouk and Brian Kaltak.

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