Chance Russell Myers (born December 7, 1987 in Thousand Oaks, California) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.
College and amateur
Macoumba Kandji, a midfield-forward for the Houston Dynamo's defends against Chance Myers of the Sporting KC on July 7th, 2012 at Livestrong Sporting Park
Myers attended Thousand Oaks High School, and played college soccer at UCLA from 2006 to 2007. Over two years he started in 26 of his 42 appearances and managed 4 goals and 4 assists. During his college years he also played in the USL Premier Development League with Ventura County Fusion.
Leaving school early, Myers was drafted with the first overall pick of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by Kansas City Wizards and signed for $130,000. He made his MLS debut on April 9, 2008 against the New England Revolution, but struggled to maintain a consistent place in the starting lineup due to a series of injuries a new diagnosis of asthma.
It was announced on November 18, 2010 that Myers would graduate from the MLS Generation Adidas program at the end of the 2010 season. He scored his first two professional goals on May 25, 2011 in a 5-0 win over New England Revolution in the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Sporting Kansas City