Player Details

Name

Jasser Khmiri

Pronunciation

kah-mere-ee

Height

6' 4"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

7.27.1997 (24)

Birthplace

Tunis, Tunisia

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

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 and is comfortable on the ball, the young Tunisian international who is beaming with potential started each of the 'Caps first five matches before being sidelined due to injury.

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.

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