- Seasons Played
- 2021.0, 2021.1
- Previous Team
- Hartford Athl.
Markus Naglestad joined CFC in 2021, with a dozen years of experience in clubs in Norway and the US. Naglestad played for the University of Bridgeport and Providence College. He holds the NCAA Div. 1 record for scoring three goals in two minutes.
After college, Markus was drafted in the MLS fourth round (64th overall) in 2015 by NYCFC, but didn’t sign a contract due to a knee injury. He has played for a number of teams in Norway, scoring 104 goals in 126 matches in his homeland.
In 2020 Markus netted a goal in eight appearances with USL Championship side Hartford Athletic alongside former CFC defender Gabi Torres. In 2019, he racked up 25 goals in 26 appearances for Egersund in 2. Divisjon (Norway’s third tier division).
“I’m so thankful that Chattanooga FC is welcoming me to the family and look forward to an exciting season ahead. Let’s go Chattanooga!” said Markus.
In his senior career Markus has played for the following clubs: Norway: Vag (2009-2010), USA: Connecticut FC Azul (2012), Norway: Donn (2013-2014), Gjovik-Lyn (2015), Fram Larvik (2016), Sandefjord (2017), HamKam (2017), Hodd (2018), Egersund (2019), USA: Hartford Athletic (2020), Chattanooga FC (2021).