Eric Kronberg

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Eric Kronberg
Personal information
Full name Eric Anthony Kronberg
Date of birth (1983-06-07) June 7, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Santa Rosa, California, United States
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Montreal Impact
Number 22
Youth career
2002–2003 Fresno State Bulldogs
2004–2005 California Golden Bears
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Sonoma County Sol
2006–2014 Sporting Kansas City[1] 25 (0)
2006 Miami FC (loan) 11 (0)
2015– Montreal Impact 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 28, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Eric Kronberg (born June 7, 1983) is an American soccer goalkeeper who currently plays for Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.


Youth and amateur[edit]

Kronberg played college soccer at California State University, Fresno and the University of California, Berkeley. He posted a 0.89 career goals against average in his two seasons at Fresno State, and posted a 12-4-2 record and a 0.55 goals against average as a senior at Berkeley. During his college years Kronberg also played for Sonoma County Sol in the National Premier Soccer League.


Kronberg was drafted in the fourth round (40th overall) of the 2006 MLS Superdraft by the Kansas City Wizards but spent his debut professional season on loan at Miami FC in the USL First Division, where he made 11 appearances. He has served as the backup goalkeeper for the Wizards/Sporting since 2007, playing extensively in the MLS Reserve Division.

Kronberg made his MLS debut in a 4–1 win against the San Jose Earthquakes on October 23, 2010.[2] He continued as a backup with the re-named Sporting Kansas City franchise through 2013. In 2014, following the retirement of Jimmy Nielsen, Kronberg was finally given the starting nod for Sporting Kansas City. However, a broken finger in July 2014 essentially ended Kronberg's season.[3]

Kansas City declined the 2015 contract option for Kronberg and in December 2014 he entered the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Draft. He was chosen by Montreal Impact with the first selection in the re-entry draft.[4]

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