|Full name||William Christopher Bruin|
|Date of birth||October 24, 1989|
|Place of birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 25, 2016.
Youth and College
Bruin graduated from De Smet Jesuit High School in 2008, and played college soccer for the Indiana University Hoosiers for three seasons, scoring 33 goals in 66 appearances, including a team-leading 18 goals in 20 appearances during the 2010 season. As a junior, he finished in second place behind Akron forward Darlington Nagbe for the 2010 Hermann Trophy. Bruin choose to forgo his final season of collegiate eligibility, instead declaring for the MLS SuperDraft and signing a Generation Adidas contract with Major League Soccer.
Bruin was selected by Houston Dynamo with the 11th overall pick of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. He made his professional debut on March 19, 2011, in Houston's first game of the 2011 MLS season, a 1-0 loss to Philadelphia Union. Bruin scored his first professional goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC to seal a 3-1 victory. Bruin netted his first professional hat-trick against D.C. United on April 29, 2011
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Stats accurate as of August 27, 2015[update].
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- Simon Borg (December 29, 2010). "Five Akron players headline 2011 Generation adidas class". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- "2011 MLS SuperDraft Tracker". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- Union shock Dynamo, open season with a road win Archived March 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Will Bruin (October 24, 1989). "Will Bruin". Houston Dynamo. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- "2011-04-29: Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United". MLSsoccer.com. April 29, 2011. Retrieved January 28, 2012.