American striker who was named MLS MVP in 2012 after leading the league in goals scored as a member of the San Jose Earthquakes. He began playing for the United States national team in 2011.
He played college soccer at Chico State University from 2001 to 2004.
He began his MLS career with the Earthquakes in 2005, then spent three seasons with the Houston Dynamo before rejoining the Earthquakes in 2009.
His brother Stephen Wondolowski also became a professional soccer player.
He and Landon Donovan both played for the San Jose Earthquakes.