Alex Pfeiffer: 15-Year-Old Signs a NWSL Contract
Huge congratulations goes out to Alex Pfeiffer who recently signed a three-year contract with the Kansas City Current.
Alex Pfeiffer At-a-Glance:
- Position: Forward
- Recently signed with Kansas City Current
- Currently plays for the U17 USWNT (full roster)
Pfeiffer becomes the first player to sign with a professional club under the NWSL’s Under-18 Entry Mechanism. Pfeiffer, who will turn 16 years old in November, is a rising star in women’s soccer and has already made waves in the international scene. She is the fourth-youngest player ever signed to play in the NWSL.
General Manager Camille Ashton expressed excitement about Pfeiffer’s signing, stating that the club believes she has the potential to impact the team for many years to come. Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski also praised Pfeiffer’s talent and noted that she can be a great example for players everywhere.
Alex Pfeiffer is No Stranger to Top Level Competition
Pfeiffer has played with the U.S. National Teams at the U15, U16, and U17 levels. Her tournament victories include:
- U15: 2022 CONCACAF Girls Championship
- U16: Mondial Montaigu Tournament
She recently played with the U17 USWNT in a pair of friendlies against Japan, where she scored a hat trick to help USWNT win that game.
Pfeiffer played club soccer for St. Louis Scott Gallagher in the ECNL, where she was named the ECNL U17 Player of the Year in 2023 and helped her team win their second straight national title. She has also received ECNL All-Conference and All-American honors for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons.
We are excited to see how she does at the professional level as well as her progression on the U.S. National Team!