Casey Krueger is an American soccer player who plays for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). She has also competed for the United States national teams at the international and youth levels. Casey made her international debut on October 19, 2016, when she took on Switzerland. She has over 30 caps for the USWNT as of May 2020. She previously played for Avaldsnes IL in Norway’s top flight, Toppserien, where she was named to the league’s Top XI. Krueger was selected fifth overall in the NWSL College Draft in 2013. She was a member of the Florida State Seminoles’ NCAA soccer team.
Casey was born in the United States on August 23, 1990, in Naperville, Illinois. Together with her parents, she ascended to her hometown. She is the daughter of Kerwin and LeeShelle Short. Cassie had a strong desire to play football since she was a child. She attended Naperville Central High School, where she was designated an Illinois State Scholar and received a 4.0 honor roll. In 2008, the Chicago Sun-Times listed Casey as a top-rated soccer prospect.
Krueger also competed on the track, winning three state titles: two in the 800m run and one in the 400m sprint. Casey was the only female athlete in Illinois history to win both the Class AA and AA track events. Later, the American football superstar completed her education at Florida State University, where she played for the Seminoles women’s soccer team, received a bachelor’s degree in Criminology with a minor in Sociology, was on the Dean’s list six times, and also earned a master’s degree in Sports Management.
Casey Krueger Career
In 2008, she started her career with the Florida State Seminoles. She appeared in all four games of the 2008 “NCAA College Cup” before being defeated in the quarterfinals by Notre Dame. Despite her injury, she was sixth in the “Atlantic Coast Conference” (ACC) in assists in 2009, and she concluded her junior season fourth on the team with three assists in 2010. The Boston Breakers selected her as the 5th overall pick in the 2013 NWSL College Draft, but she was unable to participate due to a knee injury during the 2013 season.
Casey was acquired by the Chicago Red Stars before the 2014 season, but she was sidelined again before the season began due to a season-ending injury. In 2015, she joined the “Avaldsnes Football Club,” where she gained 27 caps in the same season. Casey was signed by the Chicago Red Stars for the 2016 NWSL season after a great season with Avaldsnes in Norway in 2015. She was nominated to the league’s Second XI team for the season after starting every match as a defender in 2016 and scoring two goals.
She played in 22 regular-season games for the Red Stars in 2017 and was named to the NWSL Team of the Month in May, June, and July, as well as the 2017 “NWSL Best XI” at the season end. In May 2017, she was chosen the “Chicago Tribune Toyota Athlete of the Week.” Casey played in the “USL W-League” for the “Chicago Red Eleven.” She missed the first ten games of the “2018 NWSL season” after suffering an ankle injury while playing for the national team in the “2018 SheBelieves Cup.” She scored in the 85th minute to help the Chicago Red Stars defeat the Utah Royals 1-0 in the Challenge Cup of the National Women’s Soccer League.
Talking about her International Career as a Soccer player, she has played for the United States on the senior national team as well as various young national teams, including the under-16, under-17, under-20, and under-23 age groups. She represented the United States under-20 women’s national soccer team at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany. Head coach ‘Jill Ellis’ got her number to the senior team for the first time on October 6th, and she made her senior international debut on October 19th, playing the entire 90 minutes against the Swiss women’s national team. In 2018, she played in eight matches for the national team, leading in two of them.
Casey played both games in the 2018 “CONCACAF Women’s Championship,” assisting on one goal and helped the United States qualify for the “2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.” When the United States won the World Cup in August, she was added to the Victory Tour roster for games against Portugal. Following the appointment of Vlatko Andonovski as head coach of the national team in October 2019, Casey has been named to her first training camp squad as well as her first friendly matches against Sweden and Portugal. Krueger was named to the senior national team’s squad for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 on June 23, 2021.
Casey Krueger Biography
|Real Name||Casey Short Krueger|
|Birth Date||23 August 1990|
|Age (as of 2021)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Naperville, Illinois, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 60 kg – in Pounds – 132 lbs|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
|Hips Size||36 Inches|
|Shoe Size||7.5 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Naperville Central High School|
|College||Florida State University|
|Is she a Lesbian?||No|
In May 2020, she announced her engagement to her long-term partner, emergency medicine physician “Cody Krueger.” The couple had been dating for quite some time before announcing their engagement in May 2020. The couple got married in December 2020. Since then, they have been enjoying their lovely married life.
Casey Krueger Net Worth
Krueger denies disclosing her earnings information to the press. The net worth of Casey Krueger is estimated to be between $1 million and $3 million. We can be confident that Casey is earning a decent living from her career as a soccer player.
- Casey was recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll four times and the President’s List twice at Florida State University.
- In February 2020, she was named to the squad for the “2020 She Believes Cup.”
- Casey is active on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram. She also has about 16.5 thousand Instagram followers and about 4,000 Twitter followers.