- Position Defender
- Number 3
- Date of Birth Jul 28 2000
- Hometown Montclair, NJ
- Height 6' 0"
- Club Hannover 96 II (GER)
Player Bio - Chris Gloster
U.S. National Teams: A key part of the U-20 MNT squad at the Concacaf U-20 Championship, earning Best XI honors after appearing in seven matches of eight matches at the tournament … Picked up his first U-20 assist against Suriname … Made his first appearance for the U-20s against Jamaica in the 2018 U.S. Soccer U-20 Men’s Invitational … Prior to joining the U-20s, appeared with the U-19 Men’s National Team in 2018 … Captained the U-19s to third place at the 2018 Slovakia Cup with wins against Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Azerbaijan … Part of the USA’s 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup squad, appearing all five matches for the team in India … Earned 39 U-17 caps during the 2016-17 U-17 MNT cycle … Played in five matches for the U-17s at the 2017 Concacaf U-17 Championship, helping the USA to a record 16th U-17 World Cup qualification … Started all three matches for the USA during its rousing three-game run at the 2017 Nike International Friendlies, where the U.S. outscored its opponents 15-2 … Spent three semesters at the U.S. Soccer U-17 Residency Program at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. … Appeared with the U-15 Boys’ National Team in 2015 … Earned his first Youth National Team call-up in Aug. 2014 with the U-14 BNT.
Professional: Signed with Bundesliga club Hannover 96 in March 2018 … Has become a fixture for Hannover’s reserve squad in the Regionalliga this season, making 16 appearances and logging 1,196 minutes … Started every game but one for Hannover II in 2019, which he missed for a U-20 camp … Also made four appearances with Hannover’s U-19 squad in 2018 … Prior to moving to Hannover, started one game for New York Red Bulls II in the USL Championship in Aug. 2016.
Youth: Played U-13 to U-19 with the New York Red Bulls in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy … Kicked off his youth career with Montclair United and the NJ Stallions from U-8 to U-11 … Runner-up at the New Jersey U-11 state championship with the Stallions in 2011 … Started playing soccer at four-years-old.
Personal: Full name is Christopher James Gloster … Uncle played basketball, but otherwise comes from a sports-free family … Tried playing basketball at 10, but soccer took over … In his free time, likes watching Netflix and YouTube, listening to music and playing video games … Favorite soccer player is David Alaba … Lists Michael Jordan as his biggest athletic inspiration … Says his greatest soccer moment was winning the Concacaf U-20 Championship on home soil … Favorite movie is White Chicks, favorite TV shows are Riverdale and Gossip Girl … Favorite video game is Fortnite … Loves listening to Chris Brown … Big fan of cheeseburgers.