Player Details


Sébastien Le Toux


6' 0"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.10.1984 (40)


Mont-Saint-Aignan, France


Career Summary

Hometown: Rennes, France
Citizenship: French
Birth date: January 10, 1984
Acquired: Joined on August 3, 2016 from Philadelphia Union, in exchange for General Allocation Money

Le Toux holds the Union franchise record in goals, assists, shots, shots on goal, corner kicks, game-winning goals, and game-winning assists. He also leads the Union in penalty kick goals, impressively 13-for-13 all time. With 56 career goals and 55 assists, he is a member of MLS' elite 50-50 club of just 16 players all-time.

His 16 goals in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup makes him the leading scorer in the modern era (from 1995), three ahead of Kenny Cooper and Jaime Moreno, among others.



  • Le Toux appeared in 20 of Philadelphia's matches.
  • He scored twice and assisted five times in 13 starts.
  • His last game for Philadelphia Union came on July 31, as a substitute in the 2-1 home loss to Real Salt Lake.
  • The Frenchman made his move to Colorado three days later, and came off the bench on August 6 in a 2-0 home win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC for his Rapids debut.
  • Le Toux's first start for the Rapids came in the 0-0 home tie with Orlando City SC on August 20.
  • That was the first of eight starts over the remaining 11 games, during which time he scored his first goal for his new club.
  • His only regular season goal for the Rapids came in the 1-0 home win over Portland Timbers (10/1).
  • Scored the Rapids' second penalty in the 3-1 shootout win over LA Galaxy (11/6) in the Western Conference Semifinal second leg.


  • Le Toux appeared in 31 games and started 26. He scored eight goals and assisted on six.
  • He also scored the game-winning goal against Chicago in the US Open Cup semifinal.
  • Joined MLS 50-50 club by notching his 50th career assist against Houston Dynamo on September 20.


  • Le Toux appeared in 29 games, starting 23, while logging 2,050 minutes.
  • He posted a team-high 12 goals and 31 points. He also notched seven assists on the season.
  • Le Toux was as hot as any player during the summer, scoring eight goals in a 10-game span from June 7 to August 4. It led him to being named to the MLS Team of the Week by twice over that stretch.


  • Played in 31 games starting 25, logging 2222 minutes.
  • He scored three goals and led the team with 12 assists.


  • On January 31 Sebastien Le Toux was traded to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC for allocation money.
  • He scored in his first game with the Whitecaps on March 10.
  • He was traded on July 13 to the New York Red Bulls in exchange for Dane Richards and allocation money.
  • Once again he scored in his debut with his new team on July 15.
  • On December 6, Le Toux was traded back to the Union for Josue Martinez and allocation money.


  • After a slow start to 2011, Le Toux caught fire in the second half of the season and played a vital role in Philadelphia’s postseason push.
  • In the final 12 games of the regular season he netted 10 times and was named MLS Player of the Month in September as a result.
  • Le Toux started and played every minute of Philadelphia’s 36 league matches, including two in the postseason, logging 3,240 minutes.
  • He was the only field player to play every minute of every regular season game.
  • Led the team in goals (11) assists (9) shots (81) and shots on goal (30).
  • Le Toux was awarded the XBOX 360 Fair Play award for the second straight year committing only 20 fouls and never being cautioned.


  • Acquired by Philadelphia Union on November 25, 2009 in the MLS Expansion Draft from Seattle Sounders FC.
  • Named MLS Player of the Week for Week 3 of the season for scoring a hat trick in the Home Opener, a 3-2 win against D.C. United. Scored the franchise’s first-ever goal in that game.
  • Won AT&T Goal of the Week for his bending strike against New England on July 31.
  • Selected as an MLS All-Star for the first time by LA Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena.
  • Despite not being voted a member of the MLS All-Star First XI, started in the All-Star Game against Manchester United, playing the first half of a 5-2 loss. First All-Star in Union history.
  • Named to 2010 MLS Best XI.
  • Awarded MLS Individual Fair Play Award.
  • Finished season with 14 goals and 11 assists, the highest combined total in MLS.
  • Set MLS record for percentage involvement in his club's goals with a 71.4 percent mark. 


  • Started in 15 of 28 games for Seattle, scoring one goal and dishing three assists.
  • Was first MLS player signed by Sounders FC on May 8, 2008. 


  • Scored 14 goals and finished second in combined goals and assists with 32 with Seattle.
  • Also added five goals in five U.S. Open Cup matches.
  • Tied club record with four goals in 6-0 Open Cup second-round win over Hollywood United.
  • Scored in three consecutive league games, all wins, extending to Aug. 7.
  • One of only nine players to play all 30 games during regular season, starting 29 and playing all but 52 minutes.


  • Voted league MVP after leading USL-1 in scoring with 10 goals and 24 total points with Seattle Sounders.
  • Led U.S. Open Cup scoring with five goals in five matches.
  • Helped Sounders to Commissioner's Cup for best record and win their second USL-1 crown in three years.
  • Signed by Sounders after first being seen at combine held in conjunction with MLS Cup 2006 in Frisco, Texas. 



  • Appeared in three games for FC Lorient in France, logging 217 minutes and scoring one goal.


  • Appeared in 12 games and logged 963 minutes of action for FC Lorient.