Chris Durkin

Chris Durkin
Chris Durkin
Chris Durkin
Defender/Midfielder
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Real Name: Chris Durkin
HT: 6' 0" WT: 165
Homegrown Player
Age: 19 (02/08/2000)
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia
Hometown: Glen Allen, Virginia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2018 (D.C. United): In 2018, the Homegrown midfielder emerged as a young player-to-watch in Major League Soccer. At just 18-years-old, Durkin made his MLS debut as a 73rd-minute substitute in the 1-1 draw against Orlando on March 3. He made his full professional debut in his fourth appearance when he played 90 minutes in the 3-1 loss against Columbus. Outside of Vancouver’s Alphonso Davies, Durkin was the youngest player in MLS to make over 20 regular season appearances. Durkin recorded his first career assist for the Black-and-Red against Real Salt Lake on May 12. He also set career-highs in shots (7), starts (16), and minutes played (1,503) in his rookie season. Durkin was also ranked No. 14 in MLS' 22 under 22 list for 2018
 
2017 (D.C. United / Richmond Kickers): United’s eighth Homegrown Signing appeared in his second career Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match for the Black-and-Red, starting against Christos FC on June 13. The teenager registered 57 minutes and 57 total touches, while completing 88.5% of his passes. The midfielder made 11 starts for United’s USL affiliates the Richmond Kickers and was an efficient two-way player, accounting for 17 interceptions and 4 shots on target in 990 minutes.
 
2016 (D.C. United / Richmond Kickers): The 16-year-old defender and midfielder from Glen Allen, Virginia, became the eighth homegrown player in D.C. United history and the fifth-youngest homegrown signing in the history of the league (16 years, 127 days). United’s eighth Homegrown Player made his debut for the Black-and-Red on 6/15 in United’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.  The midfielder, who can also play in defense, played in three matches for United’s USL affiliate, the Richmond Kickers, starting twice.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE 

Durkin started for the Under-17 U.S. Men’s National Team in all five of their matches at the at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, playing all 450 minutes. Durkin scored his first U-17 World Cup goal against hosts India in the American’s first match, earning him Man of the Match honors. The Glen Allen native’s consistent play helped the U.S. win their first knockout round game at the tournament since 1999, defeating Paraguay 5-0 in the Round of 16.

ACQUIRED

Signed on Jun. 14, 2016 becoming the eighth Homegrown Signing in D.C. United history.

 

 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019D.C. United95148104110010
2018D.C. United23160150317120040
2017D.C. United00000000000
2016D.C. United00000000000
Career Totals-322111984111230050
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