HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from FC Luzern on February 21, 2017.
Thiesson is an experienced player with over 300 games in the Swiss League. He’s incredibly versatile with two great feet and can play left back and right back. He should be an important piece for Minnesota in 2017.
OUTSIDE MLS:The 29-year-old Swiss native has spent the last six seasons with FC Luzern of the Swiss Super League, scoring two goals in 222 games with 204 starts in league play. In 10 cup games with the club, he recorded one goal. Thiesson joined FC Luzern after spending four years with AC Bellinzona, a lower division Swiss Super League club from the country’s Italian-speaking region.