Jayden Nelson

26 September 2002
Toronto FC
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
170 cm
Where they grew up
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
3 Appearances
0 Starts
1 Goals
0 Assists


Jayden Nelson

Jayden Nelson... speaks English... grew up playing soccer... he was four years old when he started playing soccer at Brampton YSC... enjoys video games, music... favourites have included Ronaldinho, FC Barcelona, Toronto FC... other favourites have included LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers...

represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-17 at Brazil 2019)... from the 2017 CONCACAF Boys’ Under-15 Championship, was noted by the Technical Study Group for being “a good player”...

with Toronto FC, a Canadian Championship winner (Voyageurs Cup in 2020-22)...

said coach Andrew Olivieri in 2019, “Jayden Nelson can be proud of the year he has had wearing the Canadian shirt. His talent is unmistakable and we can be excited that there are players like him coming through our system. He’s still a young man trying to establish his career for club and country, but he can be a role model for the young players coming up behind him because he’s that player that can impact a match across all four moments of the game and has the mindset and drive to get better at his craft every day”...

For Country

he was 14 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2016 at an identification camp... represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF Boys’ Under-15 Championship... represented Canada at the 2019 CONCACAF Men’s Under-17 Championship (Canada qualified for Brazil 2019)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019... was selected to represented Canada at the 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, but the tournament was postponed until 2021...

he was 17 years old when he made his debut for Canada on 7 January 2020... he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 10 January 2020 in Irvine, CA, USA (his second match)… represented Canada in 2021-22 Concacaf / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Canada qualified for Qatar 2022)...

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