Bret Halsey

Born on January 1, 2000 Bret Halsey plays for Real Salt Lake City in Major League Soccer. The player who weighs 68 kgs plays as the right-back of the team. His birthplace is Sterling, Virginia, USA. He measures 5’9 (175 cm) in height.

As per his social, he loves to workout, listen to music and read.

A glance at Halsey’s Career


Halsey played high school soccer at Potomac Falls High School and club soccer at Loudoun Soccer Club being a Second Team All-Conference honoree. Halsey aided Loudoun’s under-16 boys’ squad in winning the first national championship for the club.

College and Amateur

Halsey played college soccer for the University of Virginia in 2018. Halsey appeared in 31 games for the Cavaliers. Over three seasons he scored one goal and added two assists. He got chosen in ACC All-Tournament team in both his sophomore and junior seasons.

Halsey also made three appearances for Northern Virginia United in the National Premier Soccer League in 2019.


Halsey revealed on January 19, 2021 that he would leave college early and sign a Generation Adidas deal, allowing him to enter the MLS SuperDraft in 2021.

Generation Adidas is a partnership between Major League Soccer (MLS) and Adidas in which MLS signs a group of elite collegiate freshmen and youth national team players to Generation Adidas contracts and makes them available in the SuperDraft. More information on Generation Adidas is available here.

Real Salt Lake selected Halsey seventh overall in the MLS SuperDraft for 2021 on January 21, 2021.

“We are thrilled to welcome Bret Halsey to the Real Salt Lake family. Bret is an all-around player with the potential to compete in multiple spots on the field. We are eager to see what he brings to the pitch and look forward to seeing him in Utah”, Real Salt Lake General Manager Elliot Fall said. 

On July 9, 2021, Halsey made his professional debut with the Real Monarchs of Salt Lake City in a 3–1 loss against El Paso Locomotive in the USL Championship. Bret Halsey is seen flaunting jersey number 27 in the field.

Net Worth

21-year-old Halsey is signed under contract (GA), where he is paid $81,375 as his base salary. His guaranteed salary is $88,875. Another player Albert Rusnak received a wage of 2 million US dollars.

Average salary of a player of Real Salt Lake is $287,800, while the total annual wage cost for all players is $8,634,000. As a result, they are the MLS’s 12th highest-paid team.  More information on the net worth of other players in Real Salt Lake City can be found here.

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