Monday, May 7, 2012

Benny Feilhaber

Benny Feilhaber is a Brazilian-born American midfielder. He is currently playing for New England Revolution team of the Major League Soccer. He also plays for the United States soccer team in international competitions, most notably in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. 

Before playing in the MLS, Feihaber played in Europe: first for Hamburger SV (2005-07) in Bundesliga, Derby County (2007-08) in Premier League, then for AGF Aaurhus (2008-11) of the Danish Superliga.

Feihaber's parents are Jewish. He moved to the US from Brazil when he was 6 years old.

Born: January 19, 1985 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150 lbs

Career Highlights:
  • scored his first international goal against China, in 2007
  • played for the USA in 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup
  • played soccer in college, at UCLA

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