So often a player with incredible abilities get lost in the limelight of the rich MLS league, but this player rose to the occasion and justified the mega-contract offered to him. Graham Zusi is named that stands a familiar in the hearts of US fans as well as Mexican fans who call him “San Zusi” meaning Saint Zusi. He made a place in the hearts of Mexican when he scored the winning goal against Panama opening the way for Mexico in World Cup 2014. The handsome player who made the list of player-to-watch in 2014 World Cup is not single and is in a long relationship with Abra.
Career and Progression:
The Graduate from the University of Maryland might have a degree in criminology but flourished in the soccer field. One of the most talented prospects in the United States, he became a player of Kansas City Wizards in 2009, but he announced himself in MLS in 2011 season where he provided 15 league assists, highest in the season.
His sublime form in the pitch was rightly rewarded, and landed a name in national team sheet in 2012. After making his first international goal against Panama on January 25, 2012, he became a cult hero for another nation as his goal against Panama in World Cup Qualifier opened the door of a second qualification spot for Mexico after the USA grabbed the first spot in Brazil.
But his best form was yet to come; he became a profound player in a rather underwhelming USA team in 2014 FIFA World Cup where he achieved an assist and a goal in group stages of the competition. He possesses a CONCACAF Gold Cup to his name while playing for the United States in 2017.
A Contract to Rising Star!!!
After a breakthrough in 2011 season with renamed side Sporting Kansas City, he was dubbed as future of US, and Kansas City made sure they keep hold for their marquee player. Sporting Kansas City offered an eye catching four-year deal to the forward and the forward signed the contract on 16th February 2012.
His renewed contract saw him earn a massive salary of 105,000 USD excluding add-ons and bonuses. He paid the faith shown to him by the club when he made 204 competitive appearances with 56 assists to his name so far.
His Girlfriend Stays Away from Media!!!
The handsome star is not single and he is dating his girlfriend Abra House years before his rise in the sporting world. His girlfriend maintains a low key life and stays away from media which seems pretty challenging given that her partner is football sensation.
Except for the few photos that Graham shares in his Instagram account, he keeps his girlfriend behind the closed doors in City of Fountains. The midfielder posted his shirtless photo showcasing his ripped abs along with his lady love while having a candid moment in Maui.
Graham who races the heartbeat of girls with his shirtless photos is in a live-in relationship with Abra. But the couple is yet to commit to their relationship and get married.
After having a stellar performance in 2017 and winning a first major trophy for his national side, he might as well plan to get settle and accept Abra to be his lawfully wedded wife.
Graham’s Short Bio:
The player took his first breath on 18th August 1986 as Graham Jonathan Zusi in Longwood, Florida. The lanky midfielder who currently ages 30 possesses a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a ripped physique. The American belonged to white ethnicity and was born to parents David Zusi and Shirley Zusi.