Shep Messing Biography
Shep Messing is a well-known American retired soccer goalkeeper. He works on the MSG Network as the lead analyst for New York Red Bulls matches as of now. Messing became the chairman of the Major Arena Soccer League in 2021.
He played six seasons, and in the North American Soccer League, he played seven seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League. Messing is a former member of the United States national team, he was their member at the 1972 Summer Olympics as well as at the 1971 Pan American Games.
Shep Messing Age
Messing was born in Bronx, New York, the United States on October 9, 1949. He is 72 years old.
Shep Messing Height
Messing stands at an average height of 6 ft 0 in/1.83 m tall.
Shep Messing Education
Messing finished his high school course at The Wheatley School in Old Westbury. New York, during his time there he launched his soccer talent. Then he attended and graduated from Harvard University in 1972.
Messing was a two-time second-team All-American and played on the school’s men’s soccer team while here.
Shep Messing Family
Messing’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Elias Messing. His mom taught at Nassau Community College physical education and his dad serves as a lawyer and worked in Manhattan. Messing paternal grandfather originated from Riga, Latvia.
He was brought up together with his younger brother called Roy, like Shep, Roy is a known American retired soccer goalkeeper. Messing was born on March 4, 1958, and he is 63-year-old. He played in the Major Indoor Soccer League as well as the North American Soccer League. As of now, he works at Ankura Consulting Group as Senior Managing Director.
Shep Messing Wife
Messing is happily married to his wife Arden Messing, who graduated from Hofstra University. They got engaged in 1972.
Shep Messing Salary
Messing pockets an annual salary of $71,386.
Shep Messing Net Worth
Messing has an approximated net worth of $2 million.
Shep Messing Career
Messing has been working for 16 years as a soccer broadcaster. He started working for the Major Indoor Soccer League games on ESPN as an analyst. Messing broadcasted the 1986 FIFA World Cup from Mexico, the 2002 FIFA World Cup from South Korea/Japan.
As well as the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany for ESPN. He has worked for both the re-branded New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer as well as the MetroStars as the main analyst in addition.
Messing’s been working on radio and tv since 2001. He worked for ESPN Radio where Messing covered the 2014 FIFA World Cup as a color commentator. Besides his work as a broadcaster/analyst for MLS and other soccer matches.
Messing acts as a former D.C. United midfielder Danny Szetela and the player agent for U.S. Under-20the player agent for U.S. under-20. Because of this role, Steven Goff Washington Post soccer reporter. Among other reporters questioned Shep’s objectivity in his work as an analyst.
He is a lively member of the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. As well as the New York Sports Hall of Fame. He was gotten into the Nassau Count.