Fehr has been a member of U.S. youth national teams at the U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels. A key figure in the United States’ run to the Round of 16 in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Fehr was called up by both the U.S. U-18 and U-20 National Teams and spent time with FC Basel of Switzerland in 2012.
ACQUIRED: Acquired via MLS weighted lottery on Dec. 18, 2012.
INTERNATIONAL: Has been a member of U.S. youth national teams at the U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels … Was called into camp with the U.S. U-20 National Team in Clermont, Fla., from Feb. 20-March 1, 2012 … Represented the U.S. U-18 National Team at the annual Lisbon Tournament in Portugal in May 2012 … Started two matches during the tournament, contributing to a shutout in a scoreless draw against Slovakia on May 24 … Was a key figure for the U.S. U-17 National Team in 2011, helping guide the team to the CONCACAF U-17 championship and to the Round of 16 in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico … Started the first four matches of the CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Jamaica and came off the bench in the tournament final, contributing to a 3-0 overtime win … Finished second on the team in minutes played during the tournament … Started all three group stage matches in the U-17 World Cup, aiding in shutout against the Czech Republic in 3-0 win June 19, 2011, and a 0-0 draw against New Zealand on June 25, 2011 … Played all 90 minutes in a loss to Germany on June 30, 2011, in the Round of 16 … Scored a goal in the 20th minute of a friendly Feb. 5, 2011, contributing to a 6-0 win … In total, made 14 appearances for the U-17s in 2011 … Entered the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., in 2010, playing in six matches from August-December … Started and played the full 90 in all three of the U.S. U-17 National Team’s matches during the 2010 Nike International Friendlies against Korea, Brazil and Turkey … Helped post a shutout against Brazil in a scoreless draw Dec. 3, 2010.
CAREER: Joined Swiss club FC Basel in 2012 … Raised in Tokyo, he played in the youth academy for Japanese club Tokyo Verdy 1969 … Trained with the Timbers for three weeks late in the 2012 season.
PERSONAL: Holds United States, Switzerland and Japan citizenship … Speaks multiple languages, including Japanese and German … Was born in New York City and moved to Tokyo with his family in 2000 at age six.