Through Josh’s Eyes: Jordan Hamilton

JORDAN HAMILTONAge at MLS Cup: 24Hometown: Scarborough, ON ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 2Starts: 0Minutes: 13Goals: 0Assists: 0 Canadian forward Jordan Hamilton barely saw the field in 2020, but as Josh will explain, his influence on the 2020 championship season was enormous. When he was an even younger player, the 24-year-old had soaked up many lessons … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Jordan Hamilton

Through Josh’s Eyes: Waylon Francis

WAYLON FRANCISAge at MLS Cup: 30Hometown: Puerto Limon, Costa Rica ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 5Starts: 2Minutes: 197Goals: 0Assists: 0 Left back Waylon Francis was a hugely important member of the Crew's 2015 Eastern Conference championship team, running up and down the flank and delivering lethal crosses to the tune of seven assists that year. He … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Waylon Francis

Through Josh’s Eyes: Derrick Etienne Jr

DERRICK EITENNE JRAge at MLS Cup: 24Hometown: Paterson, NJ ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 24Starts: 10Minutes: 1100Goals: 2Assists: 3 What a championship journey for Derrick Etienne Jr. Midway through the 2019 season, his hometown club, the New York Red Bulls, loaned him to FC Cincinnati, then didn't bring him back. He signed with the Crew in … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Derrick Etienne Jr

Through Josh’s Eyes: Luis Diaz

LUIS DIAZAge at MLS Cup: 22Hometown: Nicoya, Costa Rica ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 26Starts: 18Minutes: 1510Goals: 0Assists: 5 A "young designated player" who join the Crew on July 2, 2019 from C.S. Herediano in Costa Rica, Diaz provided one of the most memorable moments in MLS Cup 2020. Less than a week after his 22nd … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Luis Diaz

Through Josh’s Eyes: Chris Cadden

CHRIS CADDENAge at MLS Cup: 24Hometown: Bellshill, Scotland ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 12Starts: 3Minutes: 372Goals: 0Assists: 1 Every MLS Cup championship team in Crew history has had a Scottish guy that nobody could understand. (As I heard '08 Massive Champion Adam Moffat once say upon introducing himself to a bunch of schoolchildren, "I'm the one … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Chris Cadden

Through Josh’s Eyes: Emmanuel Boateng

EMMANUEL BOATENGAge at MLS Cup: 26Hometown: Accra, Ghana ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020 (Crew only):Games: 12Starts: 3Minutes: 344Goals: 0Assists: 1 Boateng came to Columbus in August upon being acquired from D.C. United. The speedy winger fit right in and gave the Crew a dangerous attacking option against tired defenses. Joining up with Harrison Afful and Jonathan … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Emmanuel Boateng

Through Josh’s Eyes: Miguel Berry

MIGUEL BERRYAge at MLS Cup: 23Hometown: Poway, CA A forward selected with the 7th overall pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft, Berry didn't see any minutes with the first team in 2020 while developing behind established MLS goal scorers like Gyasi Zardes and Fanendo Adi. After scoring 38 goals in 72 appearances with the University … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Miguel Berry

Through Josh’s Eyes: Sebastian Berhalter

SEBASTIAN BERHALTERAge at MLS Cup: 19Hometown: Westerville, OH ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 9Starts: 4Minutes: 395Goals: 0Assists: 0 Sebastian was no stranger to MAPFRE Stadium prior to signing with the Crew. Obviously, his dad coached the team from 2014-2018, but his accomplishments speak for themselves. He was a member of the Crew's academy since 2014 and … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Sebastian Berhalter

Through Josh’s Eyes: Artur

ARTURAge at MLS Cup: 24Hometown: Salvador, Brazil ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020:Games: 27Starts: 25Minutes: 2309Goals: 3Assists: 4 Artur joined the Crew on loan from Brazilian club Sao Paolo in 2017 and was permanently transferred to Columbus following his first season here. In 2020, he formed a perfect midfield partnership with Darlington Nagbe. Although not a goal-scorer … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Artur

Through Josh’s Eyes: Fatai Alashe

FATAI ALASHEAge at MLS Cup: 27Hometown: Northville, MI ALL COMPETITIONS IN 2020 (Crew stats only):Games: 9Starts: 6Minutes: 441Goals: 1Assists: 0 Defensive midfielder Fatai Alashe had one of those weird sports years. He only made three appearances totaling 25 minutes for dreadful Cincinnati before getting traded to Columbus in August. Then he made eight appearances, including … Continue reading Through Josh’s Eyes: Fatai Alashe