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Steve Long (soccer)

Personal information
Date of birthApril 23, 1957(age 59)
Place of birthBabonga, Zaire
Playing positionForward / Midfielder

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Steve Long is a retired Zaire/U.S. soccer player who played in the American Soccer League, North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League.

Although born in Zaire, he was raised in Brazil. He attended Wheaton College where he played on the men's soccer team from 1975 to 1978. He scored 59 goals and added 21 assists for 139 points. This puts him in fourth place on the team's all time career points list. He was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993. In 1979, he played for the Pennsylvania Stoners of the American Soccer League. He then moved to the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League. In 1981, he moved again, this time to the Memphis Americans of the Major Indoor Soccer League. When the team moved west to Las Vegas in 1984, Long went with it. However, he retired at the end of the 1984-1985 season.

Since retirement he runs Steve Longs's Samba Soccer Camp

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