Chris Klute

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Chris Klute
Personal information
Full name Christopher Klute
Date of birth (1990-03-05) March 5, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Columbus Crew SC
Number 3
Youth career
2004–2008 Dallas Texans
2007 IMG Soccer Academy
2008 Furman Paladins
2011 Clayton State Lakers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves
2012–2013 Atlanta Silverbacks 12 (0)
2012–2013 Colorado Rapids (loan) 18 (0)
2013–2014 Colorado Rapids 39 (0)
2015– Columbus Crew SC 4 (0)
National team
2007 United States U17 7 (0)
2007 United States U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 27, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 21, 2012

Christopher "Chris" Klute (born March 5, 1990) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Columbus Crew SC in Major League Soccer.


Klute played one season with both Furman University and Clayton State and spent time with the U.S. U-17s before moving to the Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves in 2011. Interim coach Alex Pineda Chacón called him up to the Silverbacks first team in June 2012.[1]

New head coach Brian Haynes loaned him to Colorado Rapids for the 2013 Major League Soccer season.[2] Colorado purchased him outright in July 2013.[3]

In January 2015 Klute was traded by Colorado to Columbus Crew SC.[4]


On January 3, 2014 he was named on the 26 man roster for the United States Men's National Team, although he did not make an appearance in a friendly following the camp.[5]


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