Brek Shea

Soccer Player

Dane Brekken "Brek" Shea is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer and the United States national team. A versatile attacking player known for his size and strength, Shea has been deployed in a variety of defensive, midfield and attacking roles, before settling as a wide-midfielder.… Read More

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1990 Birth Born on February 28, 1990.


2007 17 Years Old While in school in Texas, Shea won four consecutive state championships playing for the Texans FC youth soccer organization in Houston, Texas. He attended U.S. Soccer's youth residency program, and later went to train with Bolton Wanderers in England in October 2007.
Shea began his career with Major League Soccer team FC Dallas after playing in the IMG Academy. He made his debut during the 2008 season and helped Dallas reach the MLS Cup Playoffs in 2010 and 2011. … Read More
2009 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Shea earned his first professional start on May 23, 2009 in a match versus the Los Angeles Galaxy. … Read More


He eventually settled in at left winger during the 2010 MLS season. … Read More
After playing left midfield during a Generation Adidas trip to Spain, Shea started the 2011 season at centre-back, with manager Schellas Hyndman saying he found Shea's talents better used there.
2012 22 Years Old It was announced in November 2012 that Shea would be out an estimated three months following surgery for the removal of a bone in his right foot.
In January 2013 Shea joined English side Stoke City on a week-long trial. … Read More
Shea joined Championship club Barnsley on loan from Stoke on January 1, 2014, and made his debut against Birmingham City the same day. … Read More
2015 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On Wednesday February 25, 2015, Shea scored his first goal with Orlando City against the Charleston Battery at Blackbaud Stadium in a preseason match with a header assisted by Kakà. … Read More
2016 26 Years Old Shea scored his first MLS goal with Orlando against the Portland Timbers on April 3, 2016, after a one-two play with Kaká, scoring a left-footed curler to the far post.
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