Player Details


Brian Carroll


5' 10"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

7.20.1981 (40)


Springfield, VA USA


2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season


Career Summary

Retired following 2017 season.

Carroll, a defensive midfielder, brings tenacity, a tremendous work-rate and veteran savvy to the Union. He won MLS cups in 2004 with DC United and 2008 with the Crew, and four consecutive Supporters' Shields from 2006-2009. He will likely cross the 30,000 MLS regular season minutes played mark in the 2016 campaign, a testament to one of the leagues most enduring players. It is noteworthy that the combative midfielder hasn't been sent off once in his MLS career.

INTERNATIONAL: Carroll has been capped with the senior U.S. Men's National Team eight times, most recently on November 17, 2010, when he started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. 

COLLEGE:  Carroll finished his three-year career at Wake Forest having started all 61 games in which he appeared. He received various honors in collegiate career, including NSCAA All-America third team, MAC Hermann Trophy Finalist, NSCAA All-South first team (twice) and All-ACC second team.