|Full name||Robert Matteson|
|Date of birth||June 2, 1952|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|1970–1973||Saint Louis Billikens|
|1969–1974||St. Louis Kutis|
|1975–1978||St. Louis Stars||69||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Bob Matteson is a retired American soccer player who spent his career as a defender or defensive midfielder. He spent four seasons in the North American Soccer League and earned two caps with the U.S. national team.
Youth and college
Matteson attended St. Mary's High School where he played on the boys' soccer team. Matteson and his team mates went undefeated during the 1969-1970 season, winning the Missouri state high school championship. In 1970, he entered St. Louis University, playing on the men's soccer team until 1973. At the time, St. Louis was the dominant college soccer team, winning the 1970, 1972 and 1973 NCAA championship. Matteson received individual recognition was a third team All American in 1971 and 1973. In addition to playing for his high school and collegiate teams, Matteson also played with St. Louis Kutis S.C. as a youth player from 1969 to 1974. In 1971, Matteson was with Kutis when they won the U.S. Amateur Cup.
Matteson earned two caps with the U.S. national team, both in September 1974. On September 5, he started in a 3-1 loss to Mexico. Dave Coskunian replaced him in the 84th minute. Three days later, he again started in another loss, this time 1-0, to Mexico. He was replaced by Barry Barto.
Matteson currently coaches youth soccer in St. Louis.
Matteson was inducted into the St. Louis Soccer Hall Fame in 2007.