Jay  Demerit

Jay Demerit

A United States international that played in every match of his country's campaign at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Jay DeMerit became Whitecaps FC's first Major League Soccer signing on Nov. 18, 2010. The native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, joined Vancouver after six seasons with England's Watford FC, where he served as club captain. DeMerit became Whitecaps FC's inaugural MLS captain. He has the story of perseverance, hard work and relentless belief in a dream