Steven Cherundolo

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Steve Cherundolo
Cherundolo with VfB Stuttgart in 2018
Personal information
Full name Steven Emil Cherundolo[1]
Date of birth (1979-02-19) February 19, 1979 (age 44)[1]
Place of birth Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Position(s) Right-back
Club information
Current team
Los Angeles FC (head coach)
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Portland Pilots
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2014 Hannover 96 370 (7)
National team
1997 United States U18 4 (0)
1998–1999 United States U20 25 (0)
1998 United States U23 1 (0)
1999–2012 United States 87 (2)
Teams managed
2014 Hannover 96 II (assistant)
2014–2015 Hannover 96 (U15)
2015 Hannover 96 (assistant)
2015–2018 Hannover 96 (U17)
2018 VfB Stuttgart (assistant)
2018 United States (assistant)
2020–2021 Germany U15 (assistant)
2021 Las Vegas Lights
2022– Los Angeles FC
Men's Football
Representing  United States
Winner CONCACAF Gold Cup 2005
Runner-up CONCACAF Gold Cup 2009
Runner-up CONCACAF Gold Cup 2011
Men's Soccer
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Steven Cherundolo (born February 19, 1979 in Rockford, Illinois) is an American soccer player. He has played most of career (until 2008) for the German football club Hannover 96. Cherundolo plays on the position of a defender.

Before he came to Hannover, Cherundolo played from 1997 to 1998 in an American college soccer league for the University of Portland.

In his first season for Hannover 96, 1998-99, he made four matches in the team which played in the 2nd German league (2. Bundesliga). In the following season, Cherundolo was in the team most of the time, but he had a bad knee injury. He came back during the 2000-01 season and made 18 matches. In the following season, he made 33 of 34 matches and has been a start member of the team most of the time until 2008.

In 2002 he got up to the 1st league with his club and played the following seasons in the 1st German league (1. Bundesliga). All together Cherundolo made 250 matches for Hannover 96 from 1999 to 2008, scoring six goals.

Cherundolo made his first match for the United States national team against Jamaica on 8th September 1999. Until 2008 he has made 44 matches for his national team, scoring two goals.

Other websites[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players: USA" (PDF). FIFA. June 12, 2010. p. 32. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 18, 2019.