Contract option declined on Dec. 3, 2020
Kiesewetter is a forward who brings speed, athleticism and experience to Miami's roster. The dual national previously featured for the USMNT and youth national teams.
INTERNATIONAL: Kiesewetter has been an active member of the U.S. Men’s National Team since 2011. He made two senior team appearances in 2016 at 22, coming on as a substitute in friendlies against Iceland and Canada. He made over 30 appearances for the U.S. MNT’s U-18, U-20, U-23 and senior squad, with eight goals across his national career.
OUTSIDE MLS: The forward joined El Paso Locomotive FC in April 2019, where he scored 12 goals in 28 appearances for the club this season. Prior to El Paso, the six-foot forward played for multiple teams in the Bundesliga, the highest division of German soccer. Kiesewetter played for Fortuna Düsseldorf in Germany from 2016 to 2018, where he made 23 appearances for the senior team, tallying two goals and one assist that helped the team win the 2. Bundesliga Championship and achieve promotion to the Bundesliga. He also made 11 appearances for Fortuna Düsseldorf II. Kiesewetter played for VfB Stuttgart in Germany before joining Düsseldorf in 2015. He made two senior team appearances for the club as well as 55 appearances for VfB Stuttgart II, totaling five goals and 13 assists. He began his professional career in the Hertha BSC system, where he spent years in the development academy and Hertha BSC II from 2007 to 2014.