Jonathan Campbell (soccer)

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Jonathan Campbell
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Campbell playing for Chicago Fire in 2017
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-06-27) June 27, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC
Number 3
Youth career
2008–2012 North Carolina Fusion
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 North Carolina Tar Heels 77 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Carolina Dynamo 20 (1)
2015 Seattle Sounders FC U-23 12 (1)
2016–2018 Chicago Fire 72 (1)
2019– Seattle Sounders FC 2 (0)
2019Tacoma Defiance (loan) 1 (0)
National team
United States U18
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 5, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 5, 2016

Jonathan Campbell (born June 27, 1993) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.


Campbell attended Greensboro Day School where he was the Gatorade State Player of the Year his senior year.[1]

After spending four years at University of North Carolina, Campbell was drafted as the twelfth overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft by Chicago Fire.[2]

At college, Campbell finished 2015 with NSCAA First Team All-American and First Team All-ACC honors.[3]

He made his professional debut as a half-time substitute in a 3–4 loss against New York City FC on March 6, 2016.[4]

Campbell was released by Chicago at the end of their 2018 season.[5]

On December 28, 2018, Campbell's rights were traded to Seattle Sounders FC in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft.[6]


  1. ^ "Jonathan Campbell '12". Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  2. ^ "Jonathan Campbell Reacts to His Selection by". Chicago Fire. 2016-01-14. Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  3. ^ "Campbell joins the Sounders U23". Seattle Sounders U-23. May 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Boxscore: Chicago Fire vs. New York City FC 03/06/2016 | Matchcenter". Retrieved 2018-10-23.
  5. ^ "Chicago Fire Soccer Club Exercises Contract Options on Six Players". Retrieved 2018-11-26.
  6. ^ [1][dead link]

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