Carl Johnson (soccer)

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Carl Johnson
Personal information
Full name Carl W. F. Johnson
Date of birth (1892-09-18)September 18, 1892
Place of birth Gavleborg, Sweden
Date of death February 15, 1970(1970-02-15) (aged 77)
Place of death Tampa, Florida, United States
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Chicago Swedish-Americans
National team
1924 United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carl Johnson (September 18, 1892 – February 15, 1970) was a former U.S. soccer player. He was the first U.S. player from Chicago to play for the national team.[1] Johnson earned two caps with the U.S. national team. His first came at the 1924 Summer Olympics when he played in the U.S. loss to Uruguay in the quarterfinals. Following the tournament, the U.S. had two exhibition games. Johnson played in the first, a 3–2 win over Poland.[2] Johnson played with the Chicago Swedish-Americans.

He died in Tampa, Florida.