RECAPS
EXTRA TIME
YA POLL
How will the USMNT perform in the Copa América?
3 and out, baby!
Quarterfinal heartbreak
Reach the semis, but can't take the next step
Loss in the final - it's the 2009 Confed Cup all over again!
Champions on home soil!
BENJI JOYA
Mexico Necaxa (Liga de Ascenso)
#54 | Midfielder
Birth Date
Birth Place
Height/Weight
US Caps/Goals
September 22, 1993 (Age: 22)
San Jose, California
5' 8", 148 lbs (1.73 m, 67 kg)
0/0
GP
2
S
0
M
48
G
0
A
0
YC
0
RC
0
OG
0
Club Career

Joya, who grew up in the Bay Area of California, was played in the USSF Development Academy for De Anza Force. In early 2012, he joined Santos Laguna's organization. He began during the 2012 Clausura with the club's U-20 team. In September 2012, the midfielder made his first team debut in a Liga MX match.

In June 2015 Joya completed a transfer to second division side Necaxa.

International Career

US U-20 manager Tab Ramos has called Joya in to several camps during the 2013 U-20 World Cup cycle thus far. He was a member of the team for the 2013 FIFA U-23 World Cup.

He is now a member of the U.S. U-23 national team and has already amassed four caps.


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