Soccer fans worldwide are amped up to celebrate the sport they love and closely follow their favorite players on social media. These soccer influencers channel that love into engaging content that connects with followers in their home country or around the world.
Soccer influencers who are calling the shots
Alisha plays professionally with Aston Villa in the Women’s Super League, the professional women’s league of England. The 23-year-old also represents Switzerland in international soccer, and she recently played in the Women’s European Championship over the summer. Alisha shows her lifestyle as a professional player, which includes her training and preparation as well as her vacation time. She is in a relationship with Douglas Luiz, a Brazilian soccer player who plays for Aston Villa’s men’s squad.
Caleb is a YouTube and Instagram influencer who plays Division 3 soccer at Western New England University. Caleb shares an inside look at the life of a college soccer player and answers some common questions about the sport at a higher level, like, “What are college soccer fitness tests like?” or, “How good do you have to be in high school to play D3 soccer?”
Alfie, or HITC Sevens on YouTube, is a YouTuber who surveys several aspects of professional soccer around the world. His content centers on facts and trivia about the game. He’s tackled topics such as the best player on each continent, field players who have worn No. 1 (a number typically reserved for goalkeepers), or players who are known for one specific, unusual attribute. Alfie’s videos are often journalistic, but also could touch on nostalgia or strange trends in the game.
Alfie is one of the most popular soccer YouTubers, with almost half a million subscribers. He is also active on Twitter.
Jeff shares his love for soccer and his experience as a former MLS goalkeeper for the Portland Timbers. He’s the founder of the Tampa Bay Goalkeeper Academy and creates branded and sports content. He also shows his love of sports, family life and frequent appearances, including throwing the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game.
David is an Irish soccer player who focuses on products such as balls or shoes, skills and other techniques. He also posts his videos on YouTube and has generated almost 900K followers on TikTok. One of his most popular posts shows an innovative new dribbling skill and garnered more than 46 million views on TikTok.
Eli, better known as This Week In MLS on Instagram, is a content creator focusing on Major League Soccer. As the league grows, Eli tries to connect fans with their teams through periodic updates on the week’s results and storylines.
Eli works with MLS and has a partnership with Body Armor. With Body Armor, he travels to MLS stadiums around the country creating content. He often interacts with fans before the games.
Fabrice is a high-school soccer player who takes his Instagram followers through the process of his search for a college to continue playing. He’s always coming up with out-of-the-box ideas for content, such as the #remyjugglechallenge, in which he juggles a soccer ball while on roller skates. Fabrice recently committed to Central Arkansas, an NCAA Division 1 school men’s soccer program.
Alex is a striker and caption for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and has seen incredible success in the sport. She is the captain for San Diego Wave FC of the National Women’s Soccer League. Alex shows her life on and off the field, including a picture with her daughter when she signed the equal pay collective bargaining agreement. Alex inspires many soccer fans on social media.