Player Details

Name

Clément Diop

Pronunciation

Clay-mawn Dee-op

Height

6' 1"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

10.13.1993 (29)

Birthplace

Paris, France

Position

Goalkeeper

Position Detail

Goalkeeper

Preferred Side

Unknown
Career Summary

Atlanta United signed free agent goalkeeper Clément Diop to a one-year contract for 2023 with a club option for 2024 on Jan. 11, 2023. Diop began the 2022 season with Inter Miami CF before a mid-season trade to New England Revolution.

Diop, who was born in Paris, France, began his career with Amiens in France. After playing for Amiens II, Diop joined LA Galaxy II of the USL Championship ahead of the 2015 season. He started 28 games and recorded 10 clean sheets as LA Galaxy II reached the USL Championship Final before falling to Rochester in extra time. Diop signed with LA Galaxy’s first team following the season and made his MLS debut on Aug. 20, 2016 against NYCFC. 

He made 15 starts during the 2017 season for LA Galaxy before moving to CF Montreal via the waiver draft ahead of the 2018 campaign. He spent four seasons with Montreal, with 2020 being the season he saw the most playing time. He started 20 matches and made a career-high 73 saves. Ahead of the 2022 season, Diop signed with Inter Miami CF before being traded mid-season to New England.  

Diop, who holds a United States Green Card and won’t occupy an international slot. 

International: Diop represents Senegal on the international stage. He has made one senior international appearance for Senegal, playing in a friendly vs. Uganda in 2017.