Caleb Stanko (born July 26, 1993) is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder for FC Cincinnati in Major League Soccer.
Stanko started playing soccer with the local U.S. Soccer Development Academy club Vardar SC. Won U.S. Soccer Development Academy National Championship in 2010.
In 2011, Stanko moved to the German side SC Freiburg, and began playing for its second team. From 2013, he started training with the first team and was benched for several matches before debuting in August 2015 in a German Cup match against Barmbek-Uhlenhorst. In November 2015, he made his league debut for Freiburg in a 2. Bundesliga match against Paderborn 07. Stanko had five 2. Bundesliga appearances for the season, helping Freiburg to Bundesliga promotion.
FC Vaduz (loan)
Stanko was loaned by Freiburg to Liechtenstein-based FC Vaduz in the Swiss Super League for the 2016–2017 season, making 26 appearances.
On January 23, 2019, Stanko moved back to the United States to sign with MLS side FC Cincinnati.
Stanko played at the 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship for the United States, who finished as runners-up. Later that year, he also played at the 2013 Toulon Tournament for the U.S., and then captained the U.S. during their opening match against Spain at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Stanko received his first call-up to the United States men's national team for a May 22, 2016 friendly against Puerto Rico. On September 6, 2016, he made his full USMNT debut in a World Cup qualifying match against Trinidad & Tobago.
1 appearances in the current 2021 Season
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff