Chris Agorsor

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Chris Agorsor
Personal information
Full name Christopher Agorsor
Date of birth (1990-09-01) September 1, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Severn, Maryland, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2007–2008 Baltimore Bays Chelsea
2008–2009 Virginia Cavaliers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Philadelphia Union 0 (0)
2011 Real Salt Lake 1 (0)
2012 Richmond Kickers 21 (6)
National team
2007 United States U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 9, 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 20, 2013

Christopher Agorsor (born September 1, 1990 in Severn, Maryland) is an American soccer player.

Career[edit]

Youth and college[edit]

In high school he scored 24 goals with eight assists in 15 matches in his junior season also his last, helping his high school team to a Top 5 national ranking in the fall. He was named the Baltimore Sun Player of the Year, despite missing nearly 10 matches Also won Gatorade Player of The Year for soccer. In his sophomore season he had 21 goals and was named to the Baltimore All Metro Team just like in 2007. Agorsor played college soccer at the University of Virginia but, after a promising start to his college career, suffered a serious knee injury in 2008. Agorsor recovered from this injury and returned to University of Virginia for his sophomore year.[1] Before joining MLS, he spent some time training with Man United and Nacional in Portugal. He also spent the time before his lottery into MLS training with the Philadelphia Union.[2]

Professional[edit]

In February 2011, Agorsor signed a contract with Major League Soccer and was allocated to the Philadelphia Union via a weighted lottery on 14 February 2011.[3] Agorsor was waived by the team in June, before making any appearances with the first team.[4]

After his release from Philadelphia, Agorsor went on trial with Real Salt Lake during June and July 2011.[5] Agorsor signed with Salt Lake on July 20, 2011. He made his professional debut on October 6, 2011 during a 3-0 defeat against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Real Salt Lake released Agorsor on February 10, 2012,[6] and he most recently played for the Richmond Kickers of USL Pro.

Personal[edit]

Agorsor is eligible to play for the US National Team as well as the national team of Ghana. He prefers to be called Christopher and was born September 1, 1990 as opposed to January 9, 1990 which is often reported incorrectly as his actual date of birth.[7]

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