Brenden Aaronson is an American soccer player who plays as an attacking midfielder for FC Red Bull Salzburg and the US National Team. Due to his exceptional performance, the young sensation has earned the nickname of the “Medford Messi” from his beloved fans.
Read along to learn more about Brenden Aaronson’s personal and professional life, including his bio, age, parents, career, net worth, and dating status.
Brenden Aaronson Wiki: Bio, Age, Parents, Brother, Height
Brenden was born Brenden Russell Aaronson on October 22, 2000, in Medford, New Jersey, United States. His nationality is American, and his age is 21 years. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.
The eldest of three children, Brenden was raised by both of his parents, Rusty Aaronson (Father) and Janell Aaronson (Mother), in his hometown. Apart from his mother, everyone in his family is involved in soccer, one way or another. His father was part of the college soccer team at Monmouth University. Besides that, he is the president of Real Jersey FC, a club in MLS Next soccer league.
His younger brother, Paxton Aaronson, plays for the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer as a midfielder. Likewise, his younger sister, Jaden Aaronson, plays for his father’s team, Real JFC 2006 Girls.
Brenden Aaronson Career Stats
Brenden kicked off his career at the age of 14 at the Philadelphia Union’s YSC Academy. After completing high school, he signed an amateur contract with the MLS Next Pro team, Bethlehem Steel FC, in 2017. He made 21 total appearances for the academy side and managed to score only one goal during his tenure.
At the start of the 2019 season, Brenden joined the senior team of the Philadelphia Union. During his tenure at the club, the attacking midfielder made 57 appearances providing seven goals and six assists.
In 2021, Brenden made all the headlines after the Austrian football club, FC Red Bull Salzburg, sealed his transfer deal. Although the transfer fee was not officially disclosed, Philadelphia Union announced his deal would be the highest fee paid for an American homegrown player in MLS history. Some news reports indicate that the two clubs agreed on a total transfer fee of US$9 million, with US$6 to be paid upfront and US$3 million in possible incentives.
So far, Brenden has made 60 total appearances for FC Red Bull Salzburg, where he has managed to score 12 goals and provide 15 assists.
Besides that, the 21-year-old soccer player represents the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the international level. He has played 18 matches for his country, scoring five goals.
Brenden Aaronson Salary and Net Worth
His net worth has skyrocketed since his big-money transfer to FC Red Bull Salzburg in 2021. The 21-year-old midfielder’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 to $5 million, with a salary of $70,000.
Brenden earns most of his income from his prosperous career as a soccer player. With age on his side, his salary and net worth are expected to grow significantly.
As of 2022, Brenden’s market value is estimated to be US$23.
Is Brenden Aaronson Dating?
Brenden is currently dating a 20-year-old American soccer player, Milana D’Ambra. The young couple has been in a serious relationship since September of 2018. Milana plays college soccer as a forward at the Temple University’s Women’s Team.
The FC Red Bull Salzburg’s midfielder is pretty open about his relationship. He often shares pictures with his beautiful girlfriend on his official Instagram account.