Tony Sanneh

Anthony Sanneh ( born June 1, 1971 in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is an American football player. He currently plays for the American first division club Los Angeles Galaxy.

Club career


Tony Sanneh grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He attended the St. Paul Academy and Summit School, where he played in the school team football. When he finished school in 1990, he was nominated twice for the All-State team. During his college years he played for the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in the Horizon League. As a striker, he scored a total of 53 goals from 1990 to 1993 for the Panthers.

Professional career

In his first year after college, he played in 1994 at Milwaukee Rampage in the USISL. About Chicago Power, where he spent two years playing indoor football, he joined in the 1996 Major League Soccer for DC United. He scored in both MLS Cup goals for United and so secured the first two championships for the club.

From 1998 to 2004 he played in Germany for Hertha BSC and 1.FC Nuremberg.

After the 43- times capped player moved to Columbus Crew to Ohio / USA, where he played only one half of the season before he moved to Chicago Fire SC. The Fires he became a regular player, but changed due to contractual difficulties in 2007 only to Minnesota Thunder and then to the Colorado Rapids. For the 2008 season, he took a new contract.

Since January 2009, he plays for Los Angeles Galaxy. At the end of the 2009 season he fell out often violated and was therefore not invited to training camp for the 2010 season.


For the national team of the United States, he made ​​his debut January 9, 1997 against China. In the Football World Cup 2002, he became one of the best players on the team and played every game by.

The CONCACAF Gold Cup 2005, he was so far for the last time for the national team on the court.

  • National football team (United States)
  • Americans
  • MLS champions
  • Born in 1971
  • Man