Brenden Aaronson

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Brenden Aaronson
Personal information
Date of birth (2000-10-22) October 22, 2000 (age 18)
Place of birth Medford, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Philadelphia Union
Number 22
Youth career
2015–2018 Philadelphia Union
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Bethlehem Steel 21 (1)
2019– Philadelphia Union 12 (1)
National team
2015 United States U15
2016 United States U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:24, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

Brenden Aaronson (born October 22, 2000) is an American soccer player for Philadelphia Union in MLS.

Raised in Medford, New Jersey, Aaronson attended Shawnee High School for a single year before switching to the Philadelphia Union Youth Academy, where he played soccer and completed his high school education.[1]


Aaronson appeared as an amateur player for United Soccer League side Bethlehem Steel FC during their 2017 season after coming through the Philadelphia Union academy.[2][3]

On September 17, 2018, it was announced that Aaronson would join Philadelphia Union at the beginning of their 2019 season.[4]


  1. ^ Strauss, Robert. "Meet the Philadelphia Union’s Youngest Hometown Player; At just 18 years old, midfielder Brenden Aaronson's dream has come true.", New Jersey Monthly, May 2, 2019. Accessed June 24, 2019. "Most of Brenden Aaronson’s best buddies in Medford are finishing up their last days of senior year and getting ready for college in the fall.... Aaronson spent a year at Shawnee High School before being selected for the Philadelphia Union Youth Academy, a program for elite players."
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-07-25. Retrieved 2017-07-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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