Real with Bethlehem Steel FC in 2017
|Date of birth||July 10, 1999|
|Place of birth||Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2018–||→ Bethlehem Steel (loan)||39||(1)|
|2017||United States U18||3||(0)|
|2018–||United States U20||4||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 11, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 16, 2018
Real signed an amateur deal to play with United Soccer League side Bethlehem Steel FC for their 2016 season. He had committed to play college soccer at Wake Forest University, before opting to sign a professional contract with Bethlehem Steel FC on January 17, 2017.
Real signed a homegrown contract with Bethlehem Steel's MLS parent club Philadelphia Union on January 18, 2018. Real made his MLS debut in the Union's 3-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids on March 31, 2018. Putting forth a solid 75-minute performance, saving a goal on the line to keep the Rapids scoreless heading into the half.
- "Matthew Real verbally commits to Wake Forest".
Media related to Matthew Real at Wikimedia Commons
- Matthew Real at USL Championship
- Bethlehem Steel FC player profile