Eric Wynalda

by Bchrome 13 Mar,2017
Eric Wynalda
Personal Info
  • Father Dave Wynalda
  • Birth Name Eric Boswell Wynalda
  • Net Worth N/A
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Fullerton
  • Married to Amy Wynalda
  • Famous Name Eric Wynalda
  • Children Brooke Wynalda
  • Nationality American
  • Affair with John Harkes
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Club VFL, ESPN, FIFA World Cup


Eric Wynalda is a retired American soccer player and a popular sports broadcaster. Currently, he is a soccer analyst on Fox Sports 1. He was born as Eric Boswell Wynalda on June 9, 1969, and which makes his current age 49 years. His place of birth was Fullerton, California, United States. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, he is a white AmericancSportscaster. His ethnicity is white. His star sign is Gemini. He made his parents with his professional accomplishments.

Career as a Soccer Player

Eric Wynalda started his professional career with San Diego Nomads in 1988. While playing with San Diego Nomads, he loaned to San Francisco Bay Blackhawks and played six games with them as a forward. From 1992 to 1994, he played for FC Saarbrucken. At Saarbrucken, he was the first American-born player to play for a German Club. From 1994 to 1996, he played for VFL Bochum. While playing with VFL Bochum, he scored four goals in 29 matches.

He played the majority of his career with San Jose Clash. He played 3 seasons with them. While playing with San Jose, he scored 21 goals in 57 apps. His career gets ends in 2008 by playing with Bakersfield Brigade. During his career, he scored 64 goals in 220 apps. He also played in the national team of United States. He earned his first cap for the US National Team at the age of 20. He has 34 goals in 106 apps.

Post retirement soccer career

After taken a retirement, Eric Wynalda worked as a manager for the Cal FC. He also served as the head coach and team advisor for North American Soccer League’s Atlanta Silverbacks.

Broadcast Career

Eric Wynalda started his broadcasting career with ESPN. He worked as a soccer analyst for ESPN. In June & July 2010, he makes coverage of 2010 FIFA World Cup for Yahoo Sports as a video blog analyst. Currently, he is on Fox Sports 1. He is an analyst of “Fox Soccer Daily”

Personal Life

Eric Wynalda grew up in Westlake Village, California. He is the son of Dave Wynalda. His father was a great soccer player of his time. His father won the state championship in AYSO soccer. He attended Westlake High School, where he played soccer for Westlake youth club. Later on, he enrolled at San Diego State University. At San Diego, he played for Aztecs men’s soccer team from 1987 to 1989. During his three seasons, he scored 34 goals.

Eric Wynalda married his longtime girlfriend Amy Wynalda after a 4 years affair with her. Their married did not sustain long. Currently, they are not living together. The reason behind their separation is not yet cleared to the media. However, a rumor says Amy Wynalda was in an affair with John Harkes.

Together Eric Wynalda and Amy have a daughter named Brooke Wynalda. Eric Wynalda daughter is a professional soccer player. She played for the Westlake Warriors girls’ soccer team. He is not the single child of his parents. Brandt Wynalda and Heather Wynalda are his siblings.

Eric Wynalda is popular on social networking sites. One can follow him on Twitter. His salary is outstanding. His total salary boosted his net worth. 

More Biography