Roanoker Named to United States U20 National Team

Parker Walsh

Roanoke Star player, Parker Walsh, has been named to the United States U20 National team.  Parker is currently playing for Karlsruhe SC in Germany.  He has made previous appearances with the national team at the U15 and U17 age groups and has played in some of the most prestigious events worldwide and played against some of the best players in the world.

The Roanoke native grew up playing soccer in the area’s elite Roanoke Star Soccer Club.  Parker is one of many players who have developed his talents in the club and have gone on to compete at the highest level.   Parker is a versatile player who, according to coaches, spends countless hours training to improve.

Roanoke Star Director of Coaching & Player Development, Graham Maclean says, “Parker is a great soccer player, but also is developing into a fantastic young man. He truly is a credit to his family. He has represented Roanoke Star tremendously well over the years and I am sure he will represent the U20 National team with the same standards of excellence. He is the type of player and person you want your kids to use as a role model.”

Many Roanoke Star players have gone on to play in college, on the national team, and in Europe.  Another Roanoke Star player, Will Hare, is currently playing in Sweden for IK Brage.

By Alan Crowder
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