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John Thorrington

Personal information
Full nameJohn Gerard Thorrington
Date of birth17 October 1979(age 37)
Place of birthJohannesburg, South Africa
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubVancouver Whitecaps FC

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John Thorrington (born 17 October 1979 in Johannesburg) is a South African-born American soccer player who currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.

Although raised in United States, Thorrington started his career as a youth team player in England with Premier League side Manchester United. In 1999 he moved to Germany and signed with Bayer Leverkusen, however he failed to make the first team with either club and returned to England where he signed for Huddersfield Town. He went on to feature for Grimsby Town as well before moving to the states where he signed with Chicago Fire in 2005.

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