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Kenny Cooper Jr.

Former FC Dallas MLS All-Star

Kenny Cooper is a North Texas soccer legend who graduated from Dallas’ Jesuit College Preparatory School and signed with English Premier League’s Manchester United in 2003. After playing abroad for two and a half years, Cooper signed with FC Dallas in 2006. His first stint with Dallas ran from 2006-2009, and Cooper earned MLS All-Star honors in 2008. He re-signed with the club during the 2013 season.

In addition to FC Dallas, Cooper played for MLS’ Portland Timbers, New York Red Bulls, Seattle Sounders and CF Montréal. Over the span of his career, Cooper netted 75 goals in MLS play.

Cooper also represented his country on the sport’s biggest stage. With the United States men’s national team, he earned 10 caps and scored four goals.

He re-joined FC Dallas as the club’s ambassador in 2022.

Cooper and his wife, Molly, live in Prosper with their two daughters.