Player Details


Fanendo Adi


6' 4"


185 lbs

Date of Birth

10.10.1990 (31)


Lagos, Nigeria



Player Category

Designated Player
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Loan purchase option exercised and signed as a Designated Player from FC Copenhagen on June 23, 2014.

2018: Recorded his second assist of the season in a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas on March 24 ... Made a second straight appearance in a 4-0 loss against the Red Bulls on March 10 ...Recorded an assist in a 2-1 loss against the Galaxy on March 4. 

2017: Made 22 appearances (22 starts), recording 10 goals and three assists before suffering an injury on Aug. 6 ... Notched his third assist in a 3-1 win against the Galaxy on Aug. 6 ... Made his 21st start in a 2-2 draw against Houston on July 29 ... Played 55 minutes against Real Salt Lake on July 19, before being shown a straight red card ... Scored his 10th goal of the season in the team’s 2-2 home draw against Chicago on July 5 ... Scored his 50th league goal in the team’s 2-2 draw against Seattle on June 25 ... Recorded his 13th MLS brace in the team’s 2-0 win against FC Dallas on June 10 ... Logged a team-high six shots in the team’s 2-0 win against San Jose on May 6 ... Recorded a team-high five shots in the team’s 1-0 loss against Seattle on May 27 ... Made his 100th league appearance iin the team’s 1-1 draw against Atlanta United on May 14 ... Scored his sixth goal of the season in the team’s 2-2 draw against Dallas on April 29 ... Scored his 46th career regular-season goal to set the Timbers all-time record for goals scored across all eras (since 1975) ... Scored in back-to-back games with a finish against Crew SC on March 25 ... Scored his 44th league goal for the Timbers in a 4-2 win against Houston on March 18 ... Recorded a brace in the final two minutes of the game in a 5-1 win against Minnesota on March 3, earning MLS Team of the Week honors.

2016: Made 33 regular-season appearances (30 starts) ... Scored a team-high 16 goals for a second consecutive season ... Earned MLS Player of the Month honors for April ... Scored in six of the Timbers final seven home games (July 23 - Oct. 16) ... Scored in back-to-back games against Seattle (Aug. 21-28) ... Scored two goals in CONCACAF Champions League play on Sept. 14 and Sept. 27 ... Scored the game-winning goal in Porltand’s 2-1 win against Columbus Crew SC.

2015: Started and played every match of the 2015 MLS Cup playoffs  ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC in MLS Cup on Dec. 6 ... Scored his second goal of the playoffs in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship at FC Dallas on Nov. 29 ... Tallied a goal in Portland's 2-0 win over Vancouver in the second leg of the Western Conference Semifinals on Nov. 8, also registered an assist in the match ... Logged 71 minutes in a scoreless draw against Vancouver in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals on Nov. 1 ... Played 105 minutes in a 2-2 draw (7-6 win on PKs) against Sporting KC in the Western Conference Knockout Round on Oct. 29 ... Netted a late goal, his 16th of the year, in a 4-1 win against Colorado on Oct. 25 ... Scored in the last three regular-season games ... Tallied his fifth multi-goal game of the season on Oct. 18 against the LA Galaxy, also recording an assist in the match ... Was named NASR MLS Player of the Week for Week 33 of the regular season ... Registered his 13th goal, a penalty kick, in a 1-0 win against Real Salt Lake on Oct. 14 ... Set a Timbers MLS single-season club record for goals in a season (12), tallying his fourth multi-goal game of 2015 in a 2-1 win against Columbus on Sept. 26 ... Tallied an assist on July 18 against Vancouver ... Registered his third brace of the season, netting two goals in a 4-1 win against Seattle on June 28 ... Named NASR MLS Player of the Week for Week 17 ... Tallied a brace, including the game-winning goal, against the New England Revolution on June 6 ... Scored his fourth goal on May 16 at Houston ... Registered an assist in a 3-1 win over FC Dallas on April 4 ... Scored his third goal of the season on March 28 ... Tallied a brace in a 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on March 15, the fifth two-goal game of his Timbers MLS career. 

2014: Registered nine goals and four assists in 24 appearances (18 starts) during his debut season for the Timbers ... Set a Timbers MLS-club record with four two-goal performances and ranked among MLS league leaders in multi-goal games ... Ranked third on the team in goal-scoring, initially joining the club on loan from FC Copenhagen on May 13 ... Tallied two goals in three appearances in CONCACAF Champions League play ... Made his CONCACAF Champions League debut as a second half sub, scoring a goal in a 4-1 win over Alpha United FC on Aug. 19 ... Made his 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup debut in a 3-1 win over Sporting Kansas City as a second-half substitute ... Earned NASR MLS Player of the Week honors in Week 14 after netting a brace in a 3-1 road win against Real Salt Lake on June 7 ... Tallied a brace on May 28 against Chivas USA in his first career MLS start ... Registered the game-tying assist in his Timbers MLS debut on May 17, a come-from-behind, 3-3 draw against Columbus.

2013: Appeared in nine league matches (6 starts) for FC Copenhagen during the 2013-14 Danish Super Ligaen season, scoring three goals, including a tally on his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw with FC Vestsjælland on Aug. 25, 2013 ... Featured in three group-stage matches during the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League tournament, earning a start in a 1-1 draw against Italian club Juventus and making substitute appearances against Spanish club Real Madrid and Turkish club Galatasaray ... Tallied seven goals in just three league matches for Slovakian side AS Trencin, including a pair of hat-tricks ... Playing in the 2013-14 Europa League tournament, Adi tallied a brace to lead AS Trencin to a 2-1 win against Swedish side IFK Göteborg in the deciding second-leg match of the second qualifying round.