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MARKUS NAGLESTAD

DATE OF BIRTH 4-26-91
HEIGHT 6'0"
FOOTEDNESS Both
HOMETOWN Kristiansand, Norway
NATIONALITY Norway
POSITION Forward
JERSEY # 99
FIRST JOINED CFC 2021
PREVIOUS TEAM Hartford Athletic (USL-C)
FAVORTE MOVIE Good Will Hunting
RECENT BOOK Another Way of Winning
FAVORITE TEAM FC Barcelona
SPORT BESIDES SOCCER Tennis
MUSIC Reggaeton & Afrobeats

ABOUT MARKUS

The league's 2022 Golden Boot and Golden Ball winner returns to Chattanooga Football Club for the 2023 campaign, pending League and USSF approval.

Markus Naglestad scored 20 total goals and 7 assists in the 2022 season to lead the league in scoring.

"It feels amazing to continue to play for this great club and city," said Naglestad. "I’m really thankful for the continued trust shown to me by the club and I can’t wait to keep representing CFC both on and off the field in 2023."

When asked about his role off the field, Naglestad added "I love it! We have such important roles as ambassadors for the club and I can’t wait to continue my involvement on multiple arenas."

In addition to 2022, Naglestad has won the Golden Boot three other times as a pro. In college he helped lead the University of Providence to win the 2014 Big East Champion and advance to the College Cup Semifinal. The same year, he was named Big East Offensive MVP and and All- American. He was drafted by New York City FC in the MLS Superdraft.

Watch all 20 goals from Naglestad's 2022 Golden Boot Campaign on our YouTube channel.