A local soccer legend who grew up in Manchester, N.H., attended the Brooks School and then went on to an All-America career at Boston College … spent much of the 2013 season adjusting to the Revolution’s system and attack … exploded on to the U.S. National Team in 2009 and was a strong contender for the U.S. squad at the 2010 FIFA World Cup before a tragic car accident in October derailed his career for a season … known for his speed and perseverance, he has become a more well-rounded player after recovering from extensive injuries suffered in the car accident … spent five seasons (2006-07 through the 2012-13 season) in Europe between Sweden, France and Denmark … had one season on loan with MLS’ D.C. United in 2009 … owns a home locally …... Twitter account: @CharlieDavies9.
2013: Joined the Revolution from Denmark’s Randers FC after playing with the team in its preseason. Made four appearances, all as a substitute. Formally joined the team at training on Aug. 13. Made his Revolution debut against Chicago (Aug. 17), coming on in the 79th minute at forward, his first MLS action since Oct. 19, 2011.
2011 (w/ DC): Played with D.C. United for the 2011 season while on loan from France’s FC Sochaux … scored 11 goals and added one assist in 26 appearances (18 starts) … was the runner-up for MLS Comeback Player of the Year to David Beckham … debuted in MLS with a two-goal substitute performance against Columbus (March 19) … scored five goals in the first five games of the season … had one goal and one assist against Seattle (May 4) … recorded a hat trick at Chivas USA (Sept. 10) … at the end of the season-long loan, returned to Sochaux
OUTSIDE MLS: Signed his first professional contract with Hammarby (SWE) in 2007 instead of returning to Boston College for his senior year … made 55 appearances and scored 21 goals at Hammarby – including 15 goals in 2008 – before moving to Sochaux in July 2009 … made eight appearances before sustaining serious injuries in a car accident on Oct. 13 in Washington, D.C., while on National Team duty for the United States … ultimately recovered from his injuries and resumed training with Sochaux in April of 2010 … made his first gameday roster since the accident on Dec. 19, 2010, against Bordeaux … loaned to D.C. United on Feb. 15, 2011 … returned to Sochaux at the end of the 2011 MLS season … moved to Randers FC (Denmark) at the start of the 2012-13 season … made 23 appearances with Randers, all as a substitute, before joining the Revs on loan on Aug. 9, 2013 … while in college, played with the PDL Westchester Flames, scoring six goals in nine games.
COLLEGE: A stand-out at Boston College, he played three years at The Heights while missing all but one game of his sophomore season with a season-ending injury in the season opener … as a freshman, started all 20 games and scored a team-high nine goals while adding four assists … named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News Freshman All-America teams, and was BIG EAST rookie of the year and a first-team NSCAA All-New England first-team performer … as a sophomore, started and played in the season opener on Sept. 1, against Fairleigh Dickinson, where he had one assist before receiving a season-ending injury in the first half … as a junior, started 16 games, scoring 15 goals and adding six assists … set school records for points and goals in a season … had five multiple-goal games, including one hat trick … led all Atlantic Coast Conference players in points per game, goals per game and game-winning goals … led the nation in points per game (2.25) … a finalist for the Hermann Trophy and earned NSCAA All-America first team honors … the ACC offensive player of the year … finished his college career with 24 goals and 10 assists in just 37 appearances.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: A veteran of the U.S. National Team program, including the senior national team, the Under-23s, Under-20s and Under-18s ... has 17 caps at the senior international level, and has scored four goals while adding three assists ... first goal with the Men’s National Team came Oct. 15, 2008, in a World Cup Qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago, while his first cap came on June 2, 2007 against China ... made a career-high 13 appearances – scoring three goals – in 2009, including five appearances in final-round World Cup Qualifiers ... was one of only two players that year to appear in final-round qualifying, the Confederations Cup and the CONCACAF Gold Cup ... a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Beijing, and made five appearances in Olympic qualifying and the Olympic Games.
PERSONAL: Married to wife Nina … son of Charles and Kathleen Davies … has two siblings, Justin and Robin … enjoys watching movies, going to the beach, bowling and playing with his Maltese in his spare time … lists Turks and Caicos and Maui among his favorite vacation destinations … listens to hip-hop and R&B music … favorite athletes include Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Ronaldo … majored in communications at Boston College.