Brian McBride is a former professional soccer player who played forward for the Columbus Crew, Fulham and the Chicago Fire. McBride had an illustrious career with Saint Louis University where he graduated in 1993. In his four seasons with the Billikens he played in 89 games and set career records for goals, assists and total points.
For much of his career he played in the United States with stints in both Germany and England. During his time with Fulham, McBride became a fan favorite as well as team captain. He would eventually become "Player of the Season" two times. As of 2020, he was the fifth highest all-time leading goal scorer for the United States National Team.
After leaving the Fulham they renamed the sports bar at Craven Cottage "McBride'" in his honor. McBride established the Brian McBride Soccer Academy which is based in Lake Zurich, Illinois. In January 2020, McBride was named General Manager of the United States Men's National Team.