Birth Name: Christian Mate Pulisic
Place of Birth: Hershey, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 18, 1998
*father – Croatian, Sicilian Italian
*mother – English, some Scottish
Christian Pulisic is an American professional soccer player. He plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea and the U.S. national team. He is nicknamed “Captain America.”
Christian is the son of Kelley and Mark Pulisic, who is a professional soccer coach and player. His parents also played collegiate soccer. Christian was partly raised in Tackley, Oxfordshire. His cousin is professional soccer played Will Pulisic.
Christian’s paternal grandfather was named Mate Pulisic (the son of Jure Pulisic and Marija). Mate was Croatian, born on the island Olib, Dalmatia.
Christian’s paternal grandmother was named Johanna Distefano (the daughter of Peter Di Stefano/Di Stephano and Frances). Johanna had Sicilian ancestry. Peter was born in New York, to Italian parents, Jack Di Stephano and Lena. Frances was born in Italy.
Christian’s maternal grandfather is Gary H. Harlow (the son of Halbert Junick Harlow and Velma Arlene Nicely). Halbert was the son of James Lloyd “Lowrie” Harlow and Ella Patricia “Dovie” Clark. Velma was the daughter of Charles Hubert/Hubbart “Charlie” Nicely and Susan L. “Susie” Robinson.
Christian’s paternal great-grandparents, Peter Di Stefano/Di Stephano and Frances, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Christian’s paternal great-grandfather, Peter Di Stefano/Di Stephano, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Christian’s maternal grandfather, Gary H. Harlow (through his own sister) – https://www.findagrave.com