HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Stade Tunisien and signed to a three-year contract, plus an option year, on Feb. 1, 2019.
Khmiri is a hulking center back who has very good speed, is comfortable on the ball and should be a key piece for the 'Caps in 2019.
INTERNATIONAL: Khmiri burst onto the scene with outstanding performances at the youth level with the Tunisian national team. He was first called up to Tunisia’s senior national team in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, including a camp last January in Qatar, then again in September of 2018.
OUTSIDE MLS: The native of Tunis, Tunisia, made his professional debut at the age of 18 with Stade Tunisien in May 2016. He played three seasons with Stade Tunisien, collecting 38 appearances and scoring three goals including cup competition.