Drew Helm

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Drew Helm
Personal information
Full name Andrew Helm
Date of birth (1984-11-09) November 9, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Jupiter, Florida, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Orlando City U-23
Number 23
Youth career
2003–2004 South Florida Bulls
2005 Florida Atlantic Owls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Chivas USA 8 (0)
2007–2008 Marinhas 5 (3)
2008-2011 Bodens BK 8 (5)
2012– Orlando City U-23 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 Aug 2008.

† Appearances (Goals).

Drew Helm (born November 9, 1984 in Jupiter, Florida) is an American soccer player, who currently plays forward for Orlando City U-23's of the Premier Development League, a fourth-tier football league in the United States.

Helm began his collegiate soccer career at the University of South Florida. He played two years at USF, appearing in 17 matches, notching 3 goals and 7 assists. In 2005 he transferred to Florida Atlantic University, but after only appearing in 4 matches, scoring 2 goals, he was injured for the remainder of the season.

Regardless of his injury plagued year, Helm was invited to the 2006 adidas MLS Combine where he was very impressive. His performance at the combine earned him the first overall selection in the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft by Chivas USA.[1] He played sparingly during the 2006 season, making 8 appearances, starting just once. Following the season, he left Chivas to join lower-division Portuguese club Marinhas for the remainder of the 2006/07 season. He joined Bodens BK July 31, 2008 for a contract spanning the last half of the Swedish season. Helm scored the winning goal for BBK in his debut for the club August 10, 2008.

In 2010 he returned to Bodens BK during the autumn and in the last game of the season he scored the goal that secured Bodens BK:s status as a Div 1 team for 2011.

In 2012, Helm played for the Orlando City Soccer Club's PDL affiliate on May 4, 2012. Starting the first game of the 2012 season.

Drew has also found fame as the alter ego of Andrew Helmn, a respected entrepreneur and multimillionaire who hails from Blackpool, England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Grahame L. (2006-04-02). "Chivas USA to rely heavily on Razov". Los Angeles Times. 

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