|Playing position |
Name Eric Brunner
Salary 100,000 USD (2012)
Weight 77 kg
|2005–2007 Ohio State Buckeyes|
Height 1.93 m
2004 Maryland Terrapins
Role Soccer Player
|Date of birth (1986-02-12) February 12, 1986 (age 29)|
Place of birth Dublin, Ohio, United States
Education Ohio State University, Dublin Scioto High School
Number 5 (Portland Timbers / Defender), 2 (Houston Dynamo / Defender)
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Eric Brunner (born February 12, 1986) is a retired American soccer player who played as a defender.
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Following his college career Brunner was selected 16th in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by New York Red Bulls. He initially signed a senior contract, but when the Red Bulls signed Andrew Boyens, they tried to move him down to the developmental roster. However, Brunner refused to take the pay cut and left the team. He signed with Miami FC of the USL First Division of May 20, 2008. Brunner made his first appearance for Miami on June 14, 2008, when he came on as a substitute and played for five minutes.
He made his Columbus debut against Colorado Rapids on April 11, 2009, and scored his first career professional goal on June 20, 2009, against FC Dallas.
On November 24, 2010, he was selected by the Portland Timbers in the 2011 MLS Expansion Draft.
On December 3, 2012, he was traded to the Houston Dynamo in exchange for allocation money.
He retired following the 2014 season.
Brunner was called up to play for the United States under-23 men's national soccer team at the 2008 Toulon Tournament.
Brunner is a gamer, and streams live gameplay under the pseudonym "Broomsweeper" on Twitch. As of 24 December 2014, he has over 8,400 followers and primarily plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on his channel.