Mickey Trotman
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-10-21)21 October 1974
Place of birth Trinidad and Tobago
Date of death 1 October 2001(2001-10-01) (aged 26)
Place of death Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Youth career
1993–1996 University of Mobile
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers
1998 Dallas Burn 27 (6)
1999 Miami Fusion 3 (0)
2000 Joe Public F.C. ? (1)
2001 Rochester Rhinos 11 (0)
National team
1999–2001 Trinidad and Tobago 26 (5)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Mickey Trotman (21 October 1974 – 1 October 2001) was a football player from Trinidad and Tobago who played in the United States with the Dallas Burn, the Miami Fusion and the Rochester Rhinos, as well as representing the Trinidad and Tobago national football team. He died in a car crash in Port of Spain on 1 October 2001, at the age of 26.

Professional

In 1997, Trotman played several late season games with the New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers, a minor league team associated with the Dallas Burn. In 1998, he moved to the Burn.

International career

Mickey made his international debut for Trinidad and Tobago on 6 May 1999, in a Friendly match against South Africa, scoring on his debut in the 24th minute.[1] His most famous goal for T&T was in the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals when he scored the Golden goal in the quarterfinals against Costa Rica to send T&T through to the semifinals. His last appearance for T&T before his death was a 2002 FIFA World Cup Qualification match against Mexico on 5 September 2001, when he came on as a 45th-minute substitute.[2] His international career ended with 26 caps and 5 goals [3]

Death

He died in a motor vehicle accident, along with his wife and brother.[4]

References

  1. ^ T&T Games since 1935, Soca Warriors Online, Accessed 25 June 2008.
  2. ^ T&T Squad Line Ups since 2000 Archived 3 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine, Soca Warriors Online, Accessed 25 June 2008
  3. ^ Trinidad and Tobago - Record International Caps, Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, Accessed 25 June 2008.
  4. ^ "Soccer Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Fixtures, Results, Tables - ESPN".