Benny Feilhaber

Benny Feilhaber

Benny Feilhaber
Quick Facts About Benny Feilhaber
Celebrated Name Benny Feilhaber
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Benny Feilhaber
Birth Name Benny Feilhaber
Birth Date 1985-01-19
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation Brazil
Nationality American
Place of Birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity White
Education University of California, Los Angeles
Father Alberto Feilhaber
Height 1.75 M
Weight 68 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Marital Status Married
Wife Michele
Salary 400,000 USD

Who is Benny Feilhaber?

Benny Feilhaber is an American professional soccer player. He plays as a midfielder for Sporting Kansas City in the Major League Soccer. He is a top-level player and he is a key player in his team.

What is Benny Feilhaber Famous for?

Benny Feilhaber is famous for a footballer. He plays for Sporting Kansas City.

Where did Benny Feilhaber Grow Up?

Benny Feilhaber was born on January 19, 1985, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He holds American nationality. His birth sign is Capricorn. He is Jewish. He was raised by his father, Alberto Feilhaber. He is a single child of his parents. His paternal grandfather emigrated from the Austrian capital city of Vienna to Brazil in 1938 to escape the Nazi regime. He attended Nottingham Country Elementary in Katy, Texas. Later, he attended Northwood High School in Irvine, California, where he was a standout midfielder on the school's soccer team. After graduating in 2003, he played college soccer at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he became a mainstay in the Bruins' midfield.

How is Benny Feilhaber's Career?

Benny Feilhaber performances in the tournament caught the attention of scouts from several European teams and, after representing the U.S. in the 2005 Maccabiah Games. He signed for Hamburger SV in July 2005. In the 2005-06 season, he played with the Hamburg reserve team in the third division, or Regionalliga. In 2006, he made his Bundesliga debut, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 2-1 home loss to Schalke 04. 

In 2007, he obtained a work permit to play for newly promoted Premier League side Derby Country. His signing was completed on August 10, 2007. He made his debut for the club on September 17, 2007, coming on as an eightieth-minute substitute in a 1-0 win over Newcastle United. In 2007-08 winter transfer, he was linked with Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv and American club New England Revolution but neither deal was completed. Derby released him on a free transfer after being relegated from the Premier League after only one season.

In 2008, he signed with Danish Superliga team Aarhus Gymnastikforening, known as AGF. He made his debut for the club on September 1, 2008. He scored his first Superliga goal and was named Man of the Match against Randers on July 27, 2009.

He was assigned to the New England Revolution through the returning US National Team player allocation process. New England selected him after both Chivas USA and Philadelphia Union had passed on selecting him. In 2012 season, New England did not exercise his option. He was later traded to Sporting Kansas City in exchange for a 2014 MLS SuperDraft first-round pick, a 2015 MLS SuperDraft second-round pick, and allocation money. In November 2015, he was named one of the three finalists for both the 2015 MLS Landon Donovan MVP Award. He was traded to expansion side Los Angeles FC on January 3, 2018, in exchange for $400,000 in allocation money. He joined Colorado Rapids on January 11, 2019.

On May 8, 2019, he was traded to Sporting Kansas City. He debuted on May 18 in a 1-1 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

He was called up twice to the full U.S. national team for friendlies against Scotland on November 12, 2005, and Germany on March 22, 2006, but did not play in either game. He made his first career start for the U.S. team on March 25, 2007. He was named to the U.S. Under-23 squad that competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He was named to the U.S. roster for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was part of the 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. He was not called up to national camp from January 2014 until October 2017, even during and after his 2015 MLS Landon Donovan MVP Award finalist season.

What is Benny Feilhaber Body Features?

Benny Feilhaber has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) tall and body weight of 68 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Is Benny Feilhaber Married?

Benny Feilhaber is a married man. He married Michele on December 15, 2012. The couple has two daughters named Sofia and Julia.

How much is Benny Feilhaber's Net Worth?

Benny Feilhaber is a professional footballer. He earns a good amount of money from his professional career. His salary is 400,000 in USD and his net worth is unknown.

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