Player Details

Name

Justin Meram

Height

6' 1"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

12.4.1988 (32)

Birthplace

Shelby Township, MI Iraq

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Left

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on February 11, 2020.

PRONUNCIATION: MAIR-ahm

The Iraq international generally plays on the left wing, cutting onto his right foot and pinpointing shots into the back of the net. He's a veteran presence on a young RSL team.

INTERNATIONAL: Meram made his debut for Iraq in 2014 and has since accrued 33 caps with four goals to his credit. Three of his four goals came in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

COLLEGE: Meram split his college career between Michigan (2009 - 2010) and Yavapai College (2007 - 2008). He started 40 of 41 matches played while at Michigan scoring 24 goals and recording 14 assists. 

NOTES: Briefly played for Michigan football for two seasons as a kicker...Scored fastest goal in MLS Cup playoff history...No. 15 overall pick in 2011 SuperDraft.

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