Moroccan midfielder who began his MLS career with Real Salt Lake in 2006. He played for the Colorado Rapids from 2007 to 2010, then spent three years with the New York Red Bulls and two years with the San Jose Earthquakes before joining the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2014.
He played college soccer at Creighton and Santa Clara.
He received a United States green card in January, 2013, making him eligible to compete for the United States national team.
He was born to Malika and Driss Ballouchy.
He played alongside French star Thierry Henry on the New York Red Bulls from 2010 to 2012.