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PDL Alumni Playing Professionally in the U.S. and Canada

The proven path to pro in North American soccer, the PDL is an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world. More than 70 percent of all MLS draftees since 2010 have PDL experience, including a record 66 selections in 2018.


There are 201 PDL alumni competing in MLS in 2018 and 322 in USL for a grand total of 523 active alumni.

Additionally, 72 former PDL players have suited up for the U.S. Men's National Team, including Newcastle United defender DeAndre Yedlin, Werder Bremen's Josh Sargent and Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan.

Check out the tabs on the table below for a full list of all alumni playing professionally this season in the U.S. and Canada.

(Note: Players registered with both an MLS and USL club will be listed under the league that holds their contract.)

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