Player Details

Name

Chris Durkin

Height

6' 0"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

2.8.2000 (22)

Birthplace

Hampton, VA USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown, U22 Initiative
Career Summary

Durkin has been a part of United's academy since 2011 and represents the youngest Homegrown Player signing in D.C. United history. Captaining the US Under-17 team on a number of occasions, the teenager is looking to follow a spectacular 2018, which the holding midfielder start 16 of 23 games. 

INTERNATIONAL: The player’s impressive form earned him an invitation to U.S. Soccer’s residency program at IMG Academy in Bradenton in January 2016. Durkin solidified himself as a mainstay in the national team setup both in defense and central midfield. Durkin traveled to India with the U-17 U.S. Men’s National Team to compete in the 2016 AIFF (All Indian Football Federation) Cup. The then 16-year-old played in four of the five fixtures, helping guide the team to the finals where they fell 2-1 to the South Korean National Team in extra time. During 2017, Durkin scored two goals for the U-17 National Team, one against Jamaica in a group stage match at the Concacaf U-17 Championship and then again against India in the 2017 U-17 World Cup.

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