Drew Beckie (CAN)
|Current club:||USA / Columbus Crew|
|Date of birth:||1990-09-30|
|Birthplace:||Regina, SK, CAN|
|Raised:||Regina, SK, CAN & Denver,, ,|
|School(s):||University of Denver|
sports family (basketball father Gary, basketball mother Sheila Brennan, soccer sisters Alysha and Janine)... speaks English, French and Spanish... his father was born in Davidson, SK while his mother was born in Regina, SK... he was four years old when he started playing for Queen City Rangers in Regina... he was seven years old when his family first moved from Regina to Denver... his first club in USA was Real Colorado SC... grew up playing mostly basketball and soccer, but also baseball and hockey, too... enjoys soccer, movies, video games, skiing... favourites have included Steven Gerrard, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester United, Colorado Rapids; previously also John Terry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Chelsea... other favourites have also included Steve Nash, Manu Ginobli, Allen Iverson, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche...
he was 16 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2007 with coach Stephen Hart... represented Canada at the 2007 CONCACAF Under-17 Qualification Tournament in Jamaica (he did not feature)... finished fourth with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying tournament...