Kyle Beckerman, born April 23, 1982 in Crofton, Maryland is considered to be one of the league's most talented midfielders.
After being a part of the U-17 World Cup in New Zealand, he began his professional career with Major League Soccer, playing with the new defunct Miami Fusion. After a frustrating start to his professional career, he was moved then moved to the Colorado Rapids, in which he gained his momentum back. He was then traded to Real Salt Lake, where he quickly became a team leader.
He earned the captains armband and even was selected to the MLS Allstar squad. He is also a continuing contributor the US Men's National Team.