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VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Friday that the club has signed Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) wingback Chris Lee to an MLS short-term agreement for tonight’s MLS regular season match against Minnesota United FC at BC Place.

Whitecaps FC wingback Chris Lee

  • Nine appearances and two starts with Whitecaps FC 2 in MLS NEXT Pro
  • Won a Canada West title with UBC Thunderbirds in 2021
  • Joined the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy in 2015

Lee, 20, has made nine appearances with WFC2 in MLS NEXT Pro this season, including two starts.

The North Vancouver product joined the Whitecaps FC BMO MLS Academy in 2015 from Mountain United FC, while also previously playing with West Vancouver FC.

From 2020 to 2021, Lee played U Sports collegiately for the University of British Columbia (UBC), helping the Thunderbirds win the Canada West title in 2021. That year, he was selected fifth overall by Pacific FC in the 2021 CPL-U Sports Draft, going on to make three CPL starts for the club.

At the international level, Lee was called up to Canada’s U-15 national team in 2016.

TRANSACTION: On July 8, 2022, Whitecaps FC sign wingback Chris Lee to an MLS short-term agreement.

Chris Lee
Position: Fullback/wingback
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165 pounds
Date of Birth: August 14, 2001 in North Vancouver, BC
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC
Citizenship: Canada
Status: Domestic
Youth Teams: Whitecaps FC BMO MLS Academy, Mountain United FC
Instagram: @chrislee0814
Twitter: @chrislee01