Player Details

Name

Patryk Klimala

Height

6' 0"

Weight

168 lbs

Date of Birth

8.5.1998 (23)

Birthplace

Swidnica, Poland

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Center

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Young Designated Player
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS goal - vs New England, 6/23/2021

• First MLS assist & start - vs Orlando, 5/29/2021 on Caden Clark goal in 35th minute (W, 2-1)

• First MLS game - vs Philadelphia, 5/15/2021

2021: MLS: Started 26 of 29 matches this season totaling 2,094 minutes… recorded eight goals, which led the club...tallied seven assists, which was tied for the club lead... scored the latest goal in MLS regular season in the 102nd minute of Red Bulls 1-1 tie against New York City FC on September 22... scored his first career MLS goal against New England Revolution on June 23...made his first MLS appearance coming off the bench against Philadelphia Union on May 15… recorded his first MLS start and assist in a 2-1 win over Orlando City SC on May 29. Playoffs: Made his MLS Cup Playoffs debut coming on as a substitute in the 58th minute against the Philadelphia Union on Nov. 20.

PRIOR TO NEW YORK

Klimala signed with Celtic F.C. on January 22, 2020. He made his first appearance on Jan. 29 in a 3-0 win against St. Johnston. The forward accrued 28 appearances and recorded three goals in 681 minutes played across all competitions. He began his professional career at Jagiellonia Bialystok, where he made 47 appearances and scored 11 goals.

YOUTH INTERNATIONAL

Klimala was a member of the Poland U-21 Youth National Team that participated in UEFA European U-21 Championship Qualifying. He recorded two goals and one assist in 278 minutes played over four matches. Klimala has accrued 15 caps for Polish Youth National teams starting with the U-19’s and most now most recently the U-21’s.

ACQUIRED

New York Red Bulls signed Polish Youth International and Celtic FC striker Patryk Klimala to a four-year MLS contract with a club option on April 22, 2021.