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Eric Kronberg

Eric Kronberg
Personal information
Full nameEric Anthony Kronberg
Date of birth (1983-06-07) June 7, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birthSanta Rosa, California, United States
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubSporting Kansas City
Number18
Youth career
2002–2003Fresno State Bulldogs
2004–2005California Golden Bears
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2005Sonoma County Sol
2006–Sporting Kansas City[1]5(0)
2006Miami FC (loan)11(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 19, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Eric Kronberg (born June 7, 1983 in Santa Rosa, California) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.

Career

Youth and amateur

Kronberg played college soccer at California State University, Fresno and the University of California, Berkeley. He posted a 0.89 career goals against average in his two seasons at Fresno State, and posted a 12-4-2 record and a 0.55 goals against average as a senior at Berkeley. During his college years Kronberg also played for Sonoma County Sol in the National Premier Soccer League.

Professional

Kronberg was drafted in the fourth round (40th overall) of the 2006 MLS Superdraft by the Kansas City Wizards but spent his debut professional season on loan at Miami FC in the USL First Division, where he made 11 appearances. He has served as the backup goalkeeper for the Wizards/Sporting since 2007, playing extensively in the MLS Reserve Division.

On October 23, 2010, after a long wait, Kronberg made his MLS debut against the San Jose Earthquakes.[2]

See also

  • List of current MLS players

References

External links

  • MLS player profile
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