Eric Miller (soccer)

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Eric Miller
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-01-15) January 15, 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Colorado Rapids
Number 3
Youth career
Bangu Tsunami
Minnesota Thunder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Creighton Bluejays
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Portland Timbers U23s 12 (3)
2014–2015 Montreal Impact 30 (0)
2015 FC Montreal (loan) 1 (0)
2016– Colorado Rapids 15 (0)
National team
2012–2013 United States U20 11 (0)
2015– United States U23 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 14, 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 14, 2016

Eric Miller (born January 15, 1993) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer.


Early career[edit]

Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Miller started playing soccer in Minnesota where he played for the Bangu Tsunami and Minnesota Thunder Academy.[1] In 2011 Miller won the Gatorade Player of the Year award and the Mr. Soccer Award for the state of Minnesota after scoring 16 goals and gaining 15 assists in his final year at Woodbury High School.[2] He then went to Creighton University where he played for the Creighton Bluejays.[1] Miller also played for two seasons with the Portland Timbers U23s in the USL PDL.[1]

Montreal Impact[edit]

Miller was drafted by the Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft with the fifth pick in the first round.[3] He made his professional debut for the Impact on March 8, 2014 against FC Dallas.[4]

He was traded to the Colorado Rapids ahead of the 2016 season.[5]


In January 2016 Miller received his first call up to the senior United States squad for friendlies against Iceland and Canada.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of October 22, 2014[7]
Club Season League MLS Cup Canadian Championship CONCACAF Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Montreal Impact 2014 MLS 20 0 0 0 1 0 21 0
2015 9 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 12 0
FC Montreal (loan) 2015 MLS 1 0 1 0
Career total 30 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 34 0



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