Fortuna Düsseldorf (Bundesliga)
#27 | Defender/Midfielder
May 12, 1990 (Age: 28)
6' 0", 163 lbs (1.83 m, 74 kg)
Morales joined Hertha's youth system back in 2000 at the tender age of 10. Working through the ranks, the German-American became a mainstay in Hertha's reserve team during the 2009-10 season, where was used as a central midfielder and as a central defender.
Morales was invited to train with the senior team prior to the 2010-11 season, but following pre-season, he was again assigned to the reserves. However, that fall he made the bench for a DFB Pokal match and soon after was handed his first team debut in December 2010.
Morales earned several calls to the US U-20 national team in advance of the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, although he did not make the final squad.
Morales was also part of Caleb Porter's U-23 team, but Hertha did not allow him to take part in qualifying.
Morales earned his first US cap in January 2013 against Canada.