Perry Kitchen American Soccer Player

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Perry Allen Kitchen (born February 29, 1992) is an American professional soccer player currently playing for the LA Galaxy.


Kitchen appeared as both a midfielder and defender for Akron Zips, and was a reliable presence for Akron during his only year on campus, when he helped lead the school to their first-ever NCAA title as a freshman.

Kitchen – who originally hails from Indianapolis — started 25 games for the Zips in 2010, scoring six goals and adding one assist. He earned an All-MAC First Team selection and scored an unassisted goal on a right-footed blast from 30 yards out during Akron’s 2-1 win over Michigan in the national semifinal of the College Cup.

Perry Kitchen

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Perry Kitchen playing for D.C. United in March 2015
(Photo: Simon Heseltine)
Personal information
Full name Perry Allen Kitchen
Date of birth February 29, 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team LA Galaxy
Number 2
Youth career
2007–2009 IMG Soccer Academy
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Akron Zips 18 (4)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Chicago Fire Premier 1 (0)
2011–2015 D.C. United 158 (10)
2016–2017 Heart of Midlothian 39 (0)
2017–2018 Randers 17 (0)
2018– LA Galaxy 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 United States U17 34 (0)
2010–2011 United States U20 8 (0)
2012 United States U23 5 (0)
2015– United States 5 (0)


D.C. United

Kitchen passed on a trial offer from Belgium’s Anderlecht to sign a Generation Adidas contract with MLS. He was selected by D.C. United in the first round (3rd overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. He made his professional debut on March 19, 2011 in United’s 2011 MLS season opener against the Columbus Crew, and scored his first professional goal on May 29 in a 3-2 win over the Portland Timbers. Perry was a finalist for the 2011 Rookie of the Year award, although he was ultimately not selected.


Kitchen has played with the U.S. U-20 national team. On January 9, 2015, Kitchen was called in January USMNT senior training camp, his first call-up to the senior men’s national team. He made his first international appearance on February 8, 2015 in a USMNT friendly match against Panama.


United States national team
2015 2 0
2016 3 0
Total 5 0


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