Charlie Rugg

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Charlie Rugg
Personal information
Full name Charles Nosike Rugg
Date of birth (1990-10-02) October 2, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club LA Galaxy
Number 27
Youth career
2009–2012 Boston College Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 GPS Portland Phoenix 10 (4)
2012 Worcester Hydra 5 (2)
2013– LA Galaxy 4 (1)
2014 LA Galaxy II (loan) 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 20, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles Nosike "Charlie" Rugg (born October 2, 1990) is an American soccer player currently playing for Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer. Rugg has been described as "a big, physical forward with speed, strength, the ability to hold the ball and battle in the air."[1]



Los Angeles Galaxy selected Rugg in the first round (No. 19 overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. Rugg made his debut for Galaxy on April 27, 2013 against Real Salt Lake and also scored his first professional goal in the 13th minute.[2]

On March 22, 2014 Rugg was sent down to the LA Galaxy II, the reserve side of the Galaxy, and played in the sides first USL Pro match against the Orange County Blues. He started the match and scored the first goal in Galaxy II history in the 40th minute.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ French, Scott. "LA Galaxy youngsters Charlie Rugg, Gyasi Zardes look set for big roles against Houston". 
  2. ^ "RSL v. LA". Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Twitter / Lagalaxyii: Gooolllllaaazzzo La Galaxy". Retrieved March 24, 2014. 

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