- DOB August 28, 1998
- Age 25
- Place of birth Little Elm, Texas
- POSITION Midfielder
- HEIGHT 5'10"
- WEIGHT 165
- U.S. CAPS 0
- CLUB Leeds United
- TWITTER @wmckennie (3.45K followers)
- Current ASN 100 Rank 6
- Previous ASN 100 Rank 5
- Youth Experience U-17, U-19, U-20
McKennie's first international assist came in the opening game of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup against Guyana at Allianz Field in a 4–0 win. McKennie scored the lone goal for the U.S. on June 30, 2019, to help them secure a 1–0 win in the Gold Cup quarter-finals against Curaçao. McKennie notched his second goal in the semi-finals against Jamaica in the 19th minute.
On October 12, 2019, McKennie scored the fastest hat-trick in the U.S. men's national team's history, scoring three goals in thirteen minutes in a CONCACAF Nations League game against Cuba.
On June 6, 2021, McKennie scored a decisive 2–2 equalizer in the 2021 CONCACAF Nations League Final against rivals Mexico, bringing the game to extra time. The game ultimately ended 3–2 to the United States, and McKennie was nominated Player of the Tournament.
In 2022, McKennie was named to the U.S. World Cup team for Qatar where he started all four of the team's games in that tournament.