Player Details

Name

Damir Kreilach

Height

6' 1"

Weight

174 lbs

Date of Birth

4.16.1989 (32)

Birthplace

Vukovar, Croatia

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on Feb. 7, 2018. Signed extension through 2022 with an option for 2023 on September 18, 2020

PRONUNCIATION: DAMM-i-ear CRY-letch

Kreilach has the versatility to impact the game as a No. 10, a box-to-box midfielder and even as a false No. 9 and more often than not comes up with moments of brilliance. 

INTERNATIONAL: Kreilach appeared for the Croatian U-19 and U-21 National Teams in 2008 and 2010, respectively.

OUTSIDE MLS: Kreilach played five seasons for Union Berlin in the German second division, scoring 33 goals in 147 matches, highlighted by a 12-goal season in 32 matches in 2015-16. He has two goals in 16 matches this season. Prior to his move to Germany, he played for Rijeka in the Croatian first division, making his debut at 18 years old in the 2007-08 season, playing 128 matches in six seasons while scoring 19 goals. He was the club’s top goalscorer in the 2011-12 season with nine goals.

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