Player Details


Austin Berry


6' 2"


187 lbs

Date of Birth

10.6.1988 (34)


Cincinnati, OH USA


Career Summary

Joined Union in a trade with Chicago for allocation money on Feb. 24, 2014...Berry joined Chicago as a 2012 first round SuperDraft selection. Only the third Chicago Fire rookie to score in his debut, Berry earned his first start May 4 and went on the play every single minute for the remainder of the season en route to 2012 MLS Rookie of the Year honors...dangerous presence on set pieces, Berry provides an aerial threat with his ability to score off headers.

2014: Appeared and started in six games, logging 497 minutes. He made his Philadelphia Union debut in the season opener on March 8 at Portland. His lone assist of the season came in a 5-3 loss to New England on May 17.

2013: Started 34 games for the Chicago Fire, notching all 3,060 minutes. He scored one goal and added two assists on the season. The lone goal came during a 2-1 win against Colorado on June 19.

2012: Started all 28 MLS Regular Season matches in which he appeared…Made his professional debut, earning the start against CHV 5/4…Became just the third rookie in Fire history to score in his debut, directing his volley past Chivas USA ‘keeper Dan Kennedy in the 25th minute of a 2-1 win at CHV 5/4…Scored off a header in the 72nd minute of a 2-1 loss to CLB 5/26…Scored the game-winning header in the 84th minute in a 2-1 win against TFC 8/4…LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: Started and played 49 minutes in the Fire’s 2-3 overtime loss to the Michigan Bucks 5/29…INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Started and played the first half of the1-0 loss to Aston Villa 7/21...MLS RESERVE LEAGUE: Started five matches for the Fire reserves.

2010, 2011: All-Big East Conference First Team
2011: NSCAA All-American Third Team
2010: Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year; NSCAA All-American Second Team
2009: Granted a medical redshirt after a season-ending injury