Christian Pulisic Career Details: Stats, Contract, Salary, Net Worth
American soccer player Christian Pulisic is one of the rising stars in the realms of soccer i.e football for the rest of the world.
The young athlete, who plays as a midfielder for Chelsea Football Club in the English Premier League has been outperforming himself since he made his start from Germany’s Borussia Dortmund club.
Further, Christian is also a valuable player in the US soccer national team. On 12th December 2019, he became the youngest player to win the Male Player of the Year twice (including the first time in 2017).
Christian Pulisic Career Details: Stats
Christian started playing soccer since he was three years old; his father Mark Pulisic played and coached him while his mother, Kelley, acted as a defender.
Further, when he was seven, his mother received a Fulbright scholarship and the entire family moved to Oxford, England. There, he absorbed a lot of English football culture. Soon he started attending training sessions. Then after he played in the U-12, U-14, and U-16.
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The highest point of Christian's career came in 2013 when he played for the U.S. U-17 team and helped his team to win against Brazil in the Nike International Friendlies event. In the same match, he also got awarded tournament MVP honors.
Christian Pulisic celebrating after scoring a goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match on 4th May 2019. (Photo: heavy.com)
As for his stats, the rising soccer player has already set records on his name. At his current team Chelsea, Christian has already scored five goals and assisted for two, in the 2019 season.
Further, during the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, Christian secured six goals and four assists for the US team.
Contract, Salary, Net Worth
Christian Pulisic initially started his professional career with Borussia Dortmund. But, in 2019, he got transferred from Dortmund to Chelsea.
Further, his transfer made headlines as it became the highest transfer fee for an American player. The Chelsea F.C acquired Christian Pulisic, after paying a $73 million (64 million Euros) transfer fee.
With Chelsea, Christian signed a £41,470,000 ($ 53736826) worth contract for 6 years. Following the lucrative deal, Christian will be pocketing an annual average salary of £6,911,667 ($ 8,956,138). The end of 2019 will see Christian earn a base salary of £7,540,000 ($ 97,70,332), carrying a cap hit of the same amount.
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As of now, Christian Pulisic is the highest-paid American soccer player. On top of that, he also earns quite an attractive sum from the United States men’s national team. Reportedly, players of the national team earn an average of $263,320 per game.
Well, with such amazing deals, it's pretty apparent that the 21-year-old player has rendered quite a significant wealth as his net worth. For now, the exact figure still remains under wraps.
Moreover, Christian is just getting started, his net worth is more likely to increase in the future.
Some Other Facts
- Christian Pulisic was born on 18th September 1998 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
- Speaking of his physical attributes, Christian stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.73 m) with a complimenting weight of 68 kgs (149 lbs).
- He grew up alongside his sister, Dee Dee.
- When Christian moved to Germany in 2014, he did not even speak the language, but he was enrolled in a German public school.
- Christian was allowed to attend the senior prom at his original high school back at his hometown in Pensylvania.