Eric Ebert

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Eric Ebert
Personal information
Full name Eric Ebert
Date of birth (1984-08-27) August 27, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Irvine, California, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1995–2003 Irvine Strikers
2003–2006 University of California, Berkeley
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Orange County Blue Star 11 (1)
2007 Houston Dynamo 0 (0)
2008 Chivas USA 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2, 2009.

Eric Ebert (born August 27, 1984) is an American soccer player who last played for Chivas USA. He is the son of Don Ebert, who played professional soccer for the New York Cosmos (NASL), St. Louis Steamers (MISL) and Los Angeles Lazers (MISL), and was the captain of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team.

Ebert was a three-time All-Sea View selection, a two-time all-CIF pick, and was named Irvine World News "Athlete of the Year" in 2003 while playing for Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California, prior to attending the University of California, Berkeley. Ebert appeared in over 70 games for the Golden Bears, earning an all-Pac-10 honorable mention in 2005. During his college years Ebert also played for Orange County Blue Star in the USL Premier Development League.

Ebert was the very last draft pick - 52nd overall - of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft, by Houston Dynamo, but never appeared for Dynamo's first team. He was transferred to CD Chivas USA prior to the beginning of the 2008 season, and made his MLS debut in Chivas's home opener against Real Salt Lake on 5 April 2008.

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