Michael Parkhurst is an American professional football player. He is the captain of Columbus Crew SC in Major League Soccer. He plays as a centerback. He is also capable of playing rightback but mostly used as centerback.Early Life (Childhood)
He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He studied Bradenton Soccer Academy located in Florida. He attended Wake Forest University and played soccer from 2002 to 2004 for Demon Deacons. He there scored a goal and did two assists.Interesting Facts
On October 20, 2007 he scored his first career MLS goal between Revolution and Toronto FC match which ended in 2-2 as draw. He scored the goal from sixty yards. Holding Irish passport he belongs to Irish-American.Personal Life
He is a kind of man who doesn't likes to reveal his personal life to public. There is no any news about his relations, affairs, girlfriends, marriage, spouse etc. His full name is Michael Finlay Parkhurst.Achievement
Michael was awarded with MLS Rookie of the Year in 2005. He also won MLS Fair Play Award three times on 2007, 2008 and 2014. In 2007 he won MLS Defender of the Year. In the same year he also became the part of MLS Best XI.Rumor
He was rumored to leave Augsburg which is not confirmed yet.