Andre Blake is now a Naturalized US Citizen

Reggae  Boys  captain is  now  a  naturalized  U.S.  citizen.

The  three-time MLS goalkeeper of the year Blake,  passed his naturalization exam earlier this month and  was sworn in on Monday. He  is  now a dual citizen of the us and Jamaica, along with his wife and two children.

Blake is the longest-tenured player, with 231 combined MLS regular season and Audi MLS Cup Playoffs appearances since being drafted from the university of Connecticut in 2014.

The  Philadelphia  Union  goalkeeper  made history  last  year   when he became the first player in MLS history to win MLS goalkeeper of the year three times. 

Blake  who  guided  to  the  reggae  boys  to  the  2015  Concacaf  Gold  Cup  final, the first time that a Caribbean nation had ever reached a gold cup final and four years later in 2019 was  at  the  helm  when  Jamaica  notched another achievement by becoming the first Caribbean side to reach the semifinal stage in three consecutive gold cups.

Blake   has  68  caps  for  Jamaica.


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