While the number has dwindled over the years, there is no doubt that a number of Canadians have suited up for Toronto FC. In the next installment of the Toronto FC Season 10 Top 10 lists, Waking the Red takes a look at the best ones to ever play for the club.
10. Adrian Serioux
At number ten comes Adrian Serioux. A five year MLS player, Serioux won the MLS Cup with the Houston Dynamo before joining Toronto FC in 2009. The big defender also had 19 Canada appearances to his name scoring the opening goal in a 2-1 loss to Honduras.
9. Greg Sutton
Coming in at number nine is Toronto FC's first ever keeper. A native of Hamilton Ontario, Sutton saw the bulk of his career with the USL's Montreal Impact before joining the Reds. With 132 games with the Impact Sutton would win the USL's Goalkeeper of the League for allowing the fewest goals in the 2003 season and would be the team's all-time leader in shutout with 67. He would play for Toronto for three years before being move to the Red Bulls. Sutton retired in 2012 after a 14 year career with 16 international caps to his name and would have been the first player to play on either side of the Toronto/Montreal divide.
8. Terry Dunfield
A box to box midfielder, Terry Dunfield was the engine of Toronto FC during his three year stint with the club. Known for his high work rate Dunfield became a fan favourite as his hustle on the field made up what he lacked in skill. His notable TFC moment was scoring the game winner over the Whitecaps in the final minute of stoppage time against his former team.
7. Adrian Cann
MVP of the 2010 season, Adrian Cann was a usual starter in Toronto FC's team. With 48 appearances for TFC, Cann brought some stability to the back line and was named Man of the Match for his efforts in a 0-0 tie away to Cruz Azul. Cann was released in 2012 by the club was and wasn't signed again until 2014 when the San Antonio Scorpions picked him up.
6. Astone Morgan
Toronto FC's leader in appearances comes in at number 6. The first player to cross the 100 appearance mark, Morgan is a homegrown success story after joining the Toronto FC Academy in 2008. Morgan played his first professional minutes in 2010 despite his first contract not coming until 2011. Still will the club Morgan will be looking to build off his 19 appearances with the club last season.
5. Jonathan Osorio
The man they call "Oso" comes in at number five. Since joining Toronto FC in 2013 Osorio has been a fan favourite due to the passion he brings to the game and to playing for this city. Barring injury, Osorio will pass the 100 appearance mark this season for Toronto FC as he currently sits at 84.
4. Julian De Guzman
Despite playing at the highest level in Spain, Julian DeGuzman drops in at position four on the Top Ten. After seven years in Germany De Guzman joined Deportivo La Coruna where he would play a lead role in helping the team avoid relegation and winning the teams player of the season in the process. When DeGuzman joined Toronto FC in 2009 as the team's first designated player and first ever Canadian DP in the league. DeGuzman didn't adjust to the league well and after inconsistent performances was traded to FC Dallas in 2013. DeGuzman now plays for the Ottawa Fury in the NASL.
3. Jimmy Brennan
The club's first ever signing, captain and dedicated iron man, captain Jimmy Brennan comes in at number three. An impact on and off the field Brennan won TFC's Defender of the year, Co-MVP Award, Humanitarian of the year and was an MLS All-Star. Known for being a consistent rock on the back line, injuries didn't prevent from Brennan from getting minutes. Playing through broken wrists and ribs Brennan played 93 times for Toronto FC before retiring in 2010. Brennan was the first player to be inducted into Toronto FC's Wall of Honour.
2. Doneil Henry
At number two is Toronto FC's first ever homegrown signing, Doneil Henry. Starting his professional career in 2010 Henry earned 70 appearances for the club scoring two goals in his five years with the club. Henry was a stalwart in defense despite his young age which led to his ultimate departure. West Ham would sign the 21 year old in 2015 and loan him out to Blackburn, the team who he plays for now.
1. Dwayne DeRosario
A four time MLS Cup Champion, 2011 MLS MVP, and leading scorer of both Toronto FC and the Canadian National team. Drama aside, the man from Scarborough was certainly the best Canadian to dawn the red of Toronto FC. Remembered for bringing attacking life to all the clubs he played for with the club's first hat trick in the Miracle in Montreal, his game winning goal in the Toronto MLS All-Star game and over 100 MLS goals. Now retired, DeRosario runs DeRo United, a soccer camp for youth to maximize their potential on and off the field.