|Playing position |
Height 1.78 m
Role Soccer player
|Name Henry Brauner|
2004 Pima Aztecs
|Full name Henry George Valencia Brauner|
Date of birth (1984-05-10) 10 May 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Quezon City, Philippines
2005 Worcester State Lancers
Education Worcester State University, Pima Community College
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Henry George Valencia Brauner (born 10 May 1984 in Quezon City) is an American–Filipino soccer player who plays as a central midfielder. He is unattached and has also represented the Philippines at international level.
College and Amateur
Brauner grew up in Tucson, Arizona and played college soccer at Pima College, Worcester State College - where he was named to the All-MASCAC men's soccer team in 2005 and the University of Arizona.
He played for the New Hampshire Phantoms in the USL Premier Development League in 2008, and moved west to play for Ventura County Fusion in the PDL for the 2009 season.
Brauner was called up to the Philippines squad for the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship qualifying tournament in November 2006. Although he was not able to take part due to passport problems. He later won the Filipino player of the decade in 2007.
The Philippines would go on to qualify for the tournament proper of the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship and Brauner was again selected to be part of the squad. As part of the Philippines' preparations for the tournament, a friendly match was scheduled against Singapore on 7 January 2007. He then made his debut in that match, coming on as an 87th-minute substitute, and is his only appearance for the Philippines to date.