Updated through September 3, 2019
2019 (Columbus): Eloy Room has made eight regular-season appearances (all starts) for Crew SC in 2019. He made his 2019 regular-season debut in a home match against the Montreal Impact (July 20). The goalkeeper made one save en-route to registering his first career MLS win. Room has made eight consecutive starts for the Black & Gold since his first career start, registering 22 saves, three wins and four draws. Room was named to MLSSoccer.com’s Team of the Week following his performance against the San Jose Earthquakes (August 3). He did not make an appearance in the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
As of September 11, 2019
At the international level, Room has earned 32 caps with the Curacao National Team, posting nine shutouts. The goalkeeper made his debut with Curacao in 2015, starting and recording a shutout in a Concacaf World Cup Qualifier against Cuba on June 6. In 2017, Room helped Curacao to its first Caribbean Cup title, earning the Caribbean Cup Golden Glove award in the process. Room started for Curacao in all four matches at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, making a total of 26 saves – the most by any goalkeeper in the tournament through the quarterfinals. At the youth level, Room has featured for the Netherlands Under-20 side. Most Recently, Room helped Curacao get off to an undefeated start in the team's Concacaf Nations League campaign. Room posted a shutout in a 1-0 victory over Haiti (September 7) before helping the team earn a point in a 1-1 draw, also against Haiti (September 10).
TRANSACTION: Columbus Crew SC signed free agent goalkeeper Eloy Room (pronounced AY-loy) on July 5, 2019.
Name: Eloy Room (pronounced: AY-loy)
Born: February 6, 1989 in Nijmegen, Netherlands
Hometown: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Acquired: Signed by Crew SC on July 5, 2019
Previous Experience: PSV Eindhoven (2017-2019), SBV Vitesse (2008-2017), Go Ahead Eagles (2013-2014)