PLAYER PROFILE: Robert Kristo #11

Robert Kristo
Personal information
Full name Robert Kristo
Date of birth (1993-05-14) 14 May 1993 (age 30)
Place of birth Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Forward
Team information
Current team
St. Louis Ambush
Number 11
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Saint Louis Billikens 75 (41)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Spezia 0 (0)
2015Fidelis Andria (loan) 10 (1)
2016Tuttocuoio (loan) 9 (1)
2016–2018 VfL Osnabrück 25 (1)
2019–2021 North Carolina FC 57 (15)
2021– St. Louis Ambush (indoor) 25 (21)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of December 18, 2022

Robert Kristo (born 14 May 1993) is a Croatian American footballer who plays as a forward for the St. Louis Ambush of the Major Arena Soccer League.

Early life

Kristo was born to Bosnian Croat parents in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His family moved to the United States during the Bosnian War. He is a practicing Catholic. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and attended Saint Louis University.[1] He is engaged to Lacey Shuman, a former elite High Jumper at N.C. State University.


Kristo joined USL Championship side North Carolina FC on 23 January 2019.[2]

After the team moved to USL League One for the 2021 season, Kristo resigned with the team.[3]

Kristo returned to his hometown of St. Louis in late 2021, signing with the Major Arena Soccer League's St. Louis Ambush.[4]


  1. ^ Tunstall, Brooke (24 December 2014). "ASN: Top Prospect Robbie Kristo Bypasses MLS for Italy". Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Kristo, Mehl Signings Offer Skillful Additions to North Carolina FC". North Carolina FC. 23 January 2019. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. ^ Birkedal, Morgan (19 February 2021). "NCFC Adds Attacking Power with Signing of Robert Kristo". Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  4. ^ Fossell, Jim. "AMBUSH SIGN FORWARD ROBERT KRISTO". Retrieved 26 October 2021.

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