Chris Smalling

Chris Smalling – Short Biography and Football History

Basic Facts

  • Name : Christopher Lloyd Smalling
  • Birthday : November 22, 1989
  • Nationality : English
  • Height : 192 m (6’3 ½”)
  • Occupation : Football Player (Defender)
  • Years Active : 2007 – Present


Career Highlights

  • Walderslade and Millwall (Youth Career)
  • 2007 – 2008 Maidstone United (Youth and Senior Career)
  • 2008 England Schools U18 (National Team)
  • 2008 – 2010 Fulham (Senior Career)
  • 2009 – 2011 England U21 (National Team)
  • 2010 – Present Manchester United (Senior Career)
  • 2011 – Present England (National Team)


Christopher Lloyd “Chris” Smalling, an English professional football player, was born on November 22, 1989 at Greenwich, London, England. He currently plays for Manchester United and English National Team as a Defender or Centre-Back.

Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling


In May 2009, Smalling had made his professional debut with Fulham and had helped them reach the 2010 Europa League Final the following season. He had made his competitive debut in the 2010 Community Shield victory over Chelsea along with his current team, the Manchester United, which had earned him his first career medal. On September 23, he had scored his first goal for the team and also for his Senior Career against Scunthorpe United in the League Cup. On July 8, 2011, Smalling had signed a new five-year contract with the team. On September 18, 2011, he had scored his first-ever goal against Chelsea, their title rivals at Old Trafford, leading them to have a 3-1 Win against them.


He had scored the first brace of his career and became the first player in the Premiere League History to score first two half-goals as a substitute in February 11, 2015.

Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling