Cyrus Christie

Cyrus Christie

Date of Birth: 1992-09-30
Current Club: Fulham
Height: 188cm
First Appearance: v USA 18 November 2014
Seasons / Competitions Played: 1900 - Senior Friendly, 2020 - UEFA European Qualifiers, 2020 - UEFA Nations League, 2021 - UEFA Nations League, 2022 - FIFA World Cup, 2022 - UEFA Nations League

CYRUS won his first Ireland call-up for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland and the friendly against the USA in November 2014.

He made his first appearance at right-back against the Americans at Aviva Stadium and impressed with his raids down the right flank.

The Coventry-born defender qualifies for Ireland through his Dublin-born grandmother.

He emerged with his hometown club Coventry City as a winger before developing into an attacking full-back. He made more than 100 appearances for the Sky Blues before joining Derby County in the summer of 2014.

His impressive displays for Ireland included a goal against Gibraltar in the qualifying campaign for UEFA EURO 2016 and Christie was part of Martin O'Neill's squad for the Finals tournament in France.