Kyle Robert Beckerman famed as Kyle Beckerman is an accomplished footballer who currently plays for American club, Real Salt Lake, and the United States National team. He holds the position of midfielder and also serves as a captain for the club.
Early Life of Kyle Beckerman
Kyle Beckerman was born to Meg Beckerman and Paul Beckerman on April 23, 1982, in Crofton, Maryland. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His brother Todd Beckerman served as a wrestling head assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Maryland.
Kyle Beckerman attended DeMatha Catholic High School where he excelled in wrestling. He later shifted and graduated from Arundel High School and agreed on a Nike Project-40 contract with MLS on June 27, 2000
He started his senior career with the Miami Fusion in 2000. While playing with the club side, he was sent on a loan to MLS Pro-40 and played seven games. He then moved to Denver soccer club Colorado Rapids in 2002 and played five seasons with them.
On July 16, 2007, Beckerman was traded to Real Salt Lake for Mehdi Ballouchy. Despite joining the team in mid-season, he quickly established himself as a team leader for RSL. Until now, he has scored 30 goals in 274 appearances for his club side.
Kyle Beckerman represented team USA at the different international level of football competition. He made his appearance for the U-16, U-17, and U-23 National Team in the 2004 Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Mexico.
On January 20, 2007, he made his first appearance for the USA Senior National team in a friendly game against Denmark. He then performed at the CONCACAF Gold Cup respectively in 2009 and 2013.
Personal Life of Kyle Beckerman
Kyle Beckerman met Kate Pappas in 2009, with whom he married in January 2014, just before he moved out with the Team USA for training. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Salt Lake City.
Currently, the lovely couple is happy in their married life. There is no any issue of divorce between them and they are planning to have a baby in upcoming days.
Besides his football career, he loves to spend the time with his wife and friends. He also has hobbies of traveling, fishing and listening music. He admires the music and composition of Bob Marley and Soccer legend Pele is his inspirations.
Kyle Beckerman has reached the age of 35 now. He has a good height of 5’10” which is around 1.78m. He has a healthy weight of 75 kg.
Net Worth & Other Facts
This footballer has made an immense amount of fortune through his professional career. He has an annual salary of $300 thousand. His total salaries, earnings have boosted his net worth. He has a whopping net worth of $1 million.