Eric Kronberg

Eric Kronberg
Eric Kronberg
Eric Kronberg
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Eric Kronberg
HT: 6' 5" WT: 210
Age: 34 (06/07/1983)
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California
Hometown: Santa Rosa, California

HONOURS & TITLES
MLS Cup:
2013
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: 2012

PROFESSIONAL
2017:
Signed a new one-year deal with the Impact on January 9.

2016: Appeared in two regular season games, including one start, recording one tie… Started both Amway Canadian Championship games… Started the international game against A.S. Roma on August 3 at Stade Saputo… Also started one game with FC Montreal in the USL.

2015: Started three regular season games in his first season with the Impact… Selected once the Videotron Mobile Player of the Game… Started all four games in the Amway Canadian Championship, with a record of one win, two losses, one tie and one shutout… Also started two games with FC Montreal in the USL.

2014: Started both CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal games against eventual champion Cruz Azul… Earned the starting job with Sporting Kansas City in MLS, starting 20 regular season games, including the first 17, before suffering an injury… Posted a record of 7-8-5 with seven shutouts… Selected by the Impact with the first overall pick in the first stage of the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Draft on December 12.

2013: Part of the team that won MLS Cup as Sporting Kansas City’s top backup goalkeeper during the regular season… Started all four CONCACAF Champions League group stage matches, allowing only one goal to lead SKC to first place in the group… Also started two U.S. Open Cup games.

2012: Missed the start of the season following surgery for a sports hernia, before returning to his backup duties… Won the U.S. Open Cup with Kansas City, acting as backup goalkeeper in the knockout rounds… Started two international friendlies, against French club Montpellier Hérault SC and English club Stoke City FC… Also started two MLS Reserve League games.

2011: Appeared in four MLS regular season games, recording one win, one loss and one tie in three starts… Earned his first career shutout on June 4 against Toronto… Also started two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games as well as an international friendly against Premier League club Newcastle United.

2010: Made his MLS debut in the final game of the 2010 season against San Jose, saving three of four shots in a 4-1 win… Held Manchester United scoreless in the second half of a 2-1 victory in a summer friendly on June 25, making five saves… Started one U.S. Lamar Open Cup game against the Colorado Rapids.

2009: Missed most of the season following an offseason shoulder surgery.

2008: Was Kansas City’s top backup goalkeeper, but did not see any minutes in MLS… Led the Wizards reserve team atop the Eastern Conference with a record of eight wins, one loss and two ties in 11 starts, including a 1.18 goals against average and three shutouts.

2007: Played with the Wizards reserve team, posting a 6-5-1 record and a 1.50 goals against average in 12 starts.

2006: Selected in the fourth round, 40th overall, by the Kansas City Wizards in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft… Loaned for the season to Miami FC of the USL First Division, in the North American second division, starting 11 games and helping the team qualify for the playoffs.

AMATEUR
2004-2005:
Played with the Sonoma County Sol of the National Premier Soccer League.

COLLEGE
Played two seasons at Fresno State (2002-2003) and two seasons at California (2004-2005)… Posted a 12-4-2 record and a 0,55 goals against average as a senior at Cal.

YOUTH
Played youth soccer for Santa Rosa United and Montgomery High School, in Santa Rosa.

PERSONAL
Son of Dave and Carol Kronberg… Married to Jennifer and they have two daughters, Kate and Cameran… Has one older sister, Carrie… Grandfather Jim played college football with the University of Wisconsin… Majored in American Studies… Enjoys fly fishing and outdoor activities.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2017Montreal Impact00000000000
2016Montreal Impact2112802311001
2015Montreal Impact3327006500012
2014Sporting Kansas City202018007452255785
2013Sporting Kansas City00000000000
2012Sporting Kansas City00000000000
2011Sporting Kansas City43292110511111
2010Kansas City Wizards119003100100
2009Kansas City Wizards00000000000
2008Kansas City Wizards00000000000
2007Kansas City Wizards00000000000
2006Kansas City Wizards00000000000
Career Totals-3028258086636779109
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