Born in Liberia but forced to flee his country because of civil war, Melvin Tarley arrived in the United States at the age of 17 and began a footballing career that has seen him play in the top flight of American football, the Major Soccer League. He's also been capped twice for his country in World Cup matches.
Name: Melvin Tarley
Squad Number: 36
Date of birth: 31 Oct 1982
Place of birth: Monrovia, Liberia
Joined PPCFC: March 2012
Previous clubs: Chaspel, Alliance, Minnesota Thunder, Real Salt Lake, Colorado Rapids, Puerto Rico Islanders, Miami, NSC Minnesota Stars, Liberia U-21 & Seniors.