Wil Trapp Biography
Wil Trapp (Full names William Alexander) is an American professional soccer player who plays for MLS club Columbus Crew SC as a midfielder. He has appeared for the United States national team, and serves as captain for Columbus.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Trapp graduated from Lincoln High School, where he was the 2010 NSCAA National High School Player of the Year, and played two years in college at Akron. He signed with Columbus Crew SC as a Homegrown Player, the fourth in club history, and would eventually be named as the club’s captain.
Wil Trapp Age
Will was born on January 15, 1993, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. He is 26 years old as of 2019.
Wil Trapp Height/ Weight
Trapp has a height of 1.73 m and a weight of 68 kgs.
Wil Trapp Net worth
Trapp’s estimated net worth in 2019 is $100K-1M. His previous years net worth and annual salary are under review. Primary income source is a soccer player.
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Wil Trapp Wife
Wil is neither married nor single. He is in a healthy relationship with his longtime girlfriend Beth Heaton. The couple can often be seen together hanging out whenever they get free time. As both of them like to stay flexible, they go to yoga classes together, though not often but when possible. There are no rumors about Wil having extra affair other than Beth.
Although, he is currently more focused on his career still Wil and Beth manage to maintain love in their relationship. Besides soccer and yoga, he also enjoys reading, playing poker and studying Spanish. He also loves to watch games and movies in his free time with his teammate, Tim Howard.
Wil Trapp Transfer
For the time being, Wil isn’t leaving Columbus Crew SC. An offer of $1.25 million was made to crew SC for the club captain from English Championship side Blackburn Rovers but Columbus turned down the offer from Blackburn sources close to the situation told massive report.
Handling transfer offers for young players is old hat for Berhalter and the Black & Gold staff. Earlier this summer, Columbus received a reported $3.9 million offer from Bristol City for goalkeeper Zack Steffen. The club turned down that offer as well.
While Berhalter wants to help players achieve their dreams that sometimes include moving beyond Major League Soccer, he also understands the team can’t accept any deal that comes their way; it has to make sense for all parties involved. At this point, in the middle of the season and with the transfer window closing, accepting Blackburn’s offer for Trapp didn’t make sense.
For Trapp, transfer talk is a new experience. His success with the Black & Gold and the U.S. has started to attract interest from clubs. While Berhalter would not confirm more offers for Trapp have come in, it’s certainly something the midfielder will likely hear about over the next few years.
Wil Trapp Celtic
Wil’s time with Columbus Crew in MLS looks to be nearing an end and reports in the states are linking the 25-year-old with a move to the Scottish championship. His link to Celtic comes hours after the Hoops confirmed the arrival of fellow American international Timothy Weah on loan from Paris Saint-Germain on a deal until the end of the season.
In 2014, the New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry sang Trapp’s praises, saying: “Wil Trapp was outstanding today. I know [Federico] Higuaín usually gets all the [credit], and their striker [Aaron] Schoenfeld will get credit because he scored two goals, but Wil Trapp was the key. Wil Trapp does his job. He brings the ball out for them and it’s difficult to stop.
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Trapp signed with his hometown MLS club, Columbus Crew as a Homegrown Player. After missing the early part of his first season while on international duty, he made his professional debut for the Crew on July 7, 2013, starting and playing the full ninety minutes in a 1–0 victory against Portland Timbers; he was named as the club’s man of the match after completing 86 percent of his passes. Trapp started the final sixteen matches of the season for Columbus, earning a postseason nod as the club’s Breakout Performer of the Year.
He was named as the vice-captain for Columbus, serving as understudy to Michael Parkhurst’s absence against Portland. Trapp wore the captain’s armband for the first time on May 17, 2014, captaining the Crew in Parkhurst’s absence against Portland. He became the first Homegrown Player in MLS history to wear the captain’s armband in a league fixture, and at 21 years old was the youngest captain in league history. Trapp set a number of other firsts throughout the season: he received his first red card on May 4, part of a 2–0 defeat against Sporting Kansas City, and scored his first professional goal on September 13, part of a 2–2 draw against Houston Dynamo.
Trapp’s 2015 season was defined by absences at club level, both for injury and international duty. His first serious injury with Columbus was suffered in April, a concussion that saw him miss thirteen total matches stretching through the end of June. Trapp was named as a 2016 MLS All-Star, the first Homegrown Player in Crew SC history to be named as an all-star. He made the 22-man game day roster, coming on as a halftime substitute for Giovani dos Santos in the 2–1 defeat to Arsenal. Outside of that honor, however, 2016 was mostly a season of disappointment for both Trapp and Crew SC.
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