He plays center-back for the Premier League team Crystal Palace and the United States national team.
Chris Richards started his career with the Hoover Soccer club in Alabama, and later played for the team in the youth ranks.
American international Chris Richards has played for Bayern Munich on a few occasions. In his career, he has made 10 appearances for the club, including three in the Champions League last season.
Before this, he had played for Hoffenheim, where he made 19 starts. Richards is known for his defensive ability, and he prefers to play in the center-back position for his club.
The United States international is a versatile player who can play at both left and right back. Richards joined Bayern Munich in 2020 and has already played ten times for the Bundesliga side.
He has also spent time on loan at Hoffenheim. Former USA national team scout Thomas Rongen described him as an ‘athletic freak’.
The defender has been linked with several Premier League clubs this summer. He has already played six times for the United States, but has been linked with Ligue 1 giants Lyon and Hoffenheim.
Richards has long been part of the USMNT program. He started five matches for the U-20 team at the 2019 U-20 World Cup, where the United States lost to Ecuador in the quarterfinals.