Portland Timbers players come from a variety of countries and various parts of the United States. Different languages, different cultures. Timbers Roots takes a look at some of the origins of Portland players to learn more about where they came from before they were part of The Rose City.
This latest edition: Ben Zemanski. After playing three seasons with Chivas USA, Zemanski was traded to the Timbers in 2013 where he was reunited with former college coach, Caleb Porter.
What is the name of the first team you ever played on?
What position did you play?
Who was your favorite sports hero growing up?
What is the name of your hometown?
Name one unique fact about where you came from.
Three rivers meet
What is your favorite thing to do at home?
Hang with my family
Who inspires you?
My parents and my family
What’s your favorite thing to do in Portland?
Eat out at all the restaurants
What is your favorite home-cooked meal?