Aljaz Struna

Aljaz Struna
Aljaz Struna
Aljaz Struna
Real Name: Aljaz Struna
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Pronunciation: Ahl-ee-AHSH STROO-nah
Age: 30 (08/04/1990)
Birthplace: Piran, Slovenia
Hometown: Piran, Slovenia

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Palermo and signed using Targeted Allocation Money on Dec. 24, 2018.

Struna is an experienced center back who locked down his spot in the Dynamo backline with 29 starts in 2019.

INTERNATIONAL: Struna has earned 17 caps for the Slovenian national team, including six starts for his country during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign. He first represented his country at the Under-21 level six times from 2009-11 before making his full international debut on March 23, 2016 against Macedonia. He scored his first international goal in a European qualifying win over Poland in September.

OUTSIDE MLS: The 29-year-old has made more than 200 career professional appearances across all competitions and brings experience at the highest levels of the club game, including the Italian Serie A and in the UEFA Champions League. A vocal leader in the back, Struna has worn the captain’s armband on multiple occasions for Palermo and with previous clubs.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Houston Dynamo17160143602021160
2019Houston Dynamo29290261014227040
Career Totals-464504046162481100
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