Player Details


Eric Bird


5' 11"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

4.8.1993 (29)


Virginia Beach, VA United States


2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Signed to the first team on December 22, 2017

2018 MLS: Played in six games with four starts this season ... Made his MLS debut as a starter playing 90 minutes in a 1-0 loss at Montreal Impact on June 2 ... Dressed for the first time this season in a 2-2 draw at San Jose Earthquakes on April 14

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: 2018: started in the fifth round and the round of 16 games for the Houston Dynamo to help them win the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup ... 2017: started in two games for the Houston Dynamo

2017 USL: Started 29 games as captain of RGVFC … Scored 4 goals with 3 assists … Completed 76.9% of passes … Open Cup: Joined the Dynamo for Open Cup matches against North Carolina FC and Sporting Kansas City … Played 120 minutes in win at NCFC … Played 81 minutes in loss vs. SKC

2016 USL: Appeared in 23 games (15 starts) … Scored 7 goals with 1 assist under head coach Wilmer Cabrera

2015 MLS: Drafted in the second round (41st overall) of the MLS SuperDraft by the Philadelphia Union … Went on loan to Harrisburg Islanders (USL), made three appearances

COLLEGE: Played in 73 games for Virginia Cavaliers … Scored 15 goals with 10 assists over four years … 2014: All-ACC First Team … Helped lead the Cavaliers to its seventh 2014 NCAA College Cup championship title … 2013: NSCAA All-America Third Team; NSCAA AllSouth Atlantic Region First Team … All-ACC Second Team; Named to ACC All-Tournament Team … 2012: ACC All-Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll

YOUTH: Attended Cox High School … 2011 Virginia High School State Player of the Year … Played for Beach FC – Fire, Virginia State Cup Champions in 2005, 2006 and 2010 … Played for Region I Olympic Development Program (ODP) pool and team from 2007-2011 … Virginia '93 state team was the Region I ODP Champion in 2008