Kyle Beckerman

Kyle Beckerman is a renowned soccer player. He is the captain of the Real Salt Lake soccer team.

Kyle Beckerman was born in the year 1982 on April 23rd. He was brought up in the United States. He was born to his parents Paul Beckerman and Margaret Beckerman. Both of his parents were school teachers and taught Science. His parents wanted him to concentrate on his studies but he was more interested in sports than in studies.

He wanted to play soccer. He learnt to play soccer from his father and later, he also joined the soccer team. He had a sibling and he also used to play soccer with him, whenever he got any free time. However, his brother was more interested in wrestling than in the soccer. When he was only a teenager, he started his career in sports. He carried on his education in the DeMatha Catholic High School. He started his career in Maryland where he attended a number of leagues. He even won a lot of leagues which earned him fame as a player.

He had a interest for wrestling too. He used to take wrestling lessons and has also attended some wrestling matches with his brother. He also took part in the national wrestling leagues which earned him the title as a wrestler. Later, he attended the Arundel High School and completed his graduation from there.

After completing his graduation, he attended the Under- 17 World Cup tournament in New Zealand. He signed a league contract with the MLS on the Nike Project - 40 in the year 2000. After that, he also signed several other leagues which earned him huge popularity and success in his career. He had also taken the training for few months in the United States Federation’s Bradenton Academy.

After these consecutive successes, he joined the Miami Fusion and signed a league with them. He did not remain active for the two next years and first played in the A-League.  After showing the impressive performance for a year, he appeared in the 2002 MLS Dispersal Draft. The game was organised by the Colorado Rapids and he was selected in the 11th overall. He assisted as a midfielder in the game and also won the game. He maintained his consistency in the game for a long time and even appeared in the Rapids of the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

He started his international professional career after he achieved a lot of popularity. He appeared with the United States for the first time in the international series list. He also appeared in the FIFA U-17 World Championship which was organised in New Zealand. In the year 2007, he appeared against Denmark in the Senior National Team. In the year 2014, he tied the knot with Kate Pappas. She is an account supervisor of the Love Communications. She is from a Greek American origin and now resides at the Salt Lake City with her husband.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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