HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on August 20, 2020. Re-signed on Jan. 15, 2021
Klinsmann made four MLS starts at the end of 2020. He joined after playing for Swiss Super League club St. Gallen for the 2019 campaign, though was on the outside looking in for playing time. He began his career with Hertha BSC, though never debuted for their senior side.
OUTSIDE MLS: Klinsmann, who has both US and German citizenship, began his professional career in when he signed with Bundesliga side Hertha BSC in 2017, where he remained with the club through 2019. During his time with the club, he made 24 appearances for Hertha BSC II in two seasons while recording seven clean sheets. He made an appearance for the first team during a Europa League contest vs. Östersunds FK, where he helped his side secure a 1-1 draw with a saved penalty in the 87th minute. Klinsmann signed with St. Gallen in June 2019 and made two appearances in the Swiss Cup.
INTERNATIONAL: He has featured extensively for various youth U.S. Men’s National Team sides and also earned a call up to a senior camp in 2018. In 2017, he earned honors with the golden glove award as the tournament’s top goalkeeper at the Concacaf U-20 Championship and also started five matches in the U-20 FIFA World Cup that same year. In 2019 he also appeared for the U.S. U-23 side.
COLLEGE: Klinsmann attended the University of California, Berkeley where he made 22 appearances for the Golden Bears over the course of two seasons.