HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from FK Vojvodina and signed using Allocation Money on Oct. 18, 2020, after initial loan deal was made permanent.
Veselinovic is a center back who is good in the air, fast and comfortable moving the ball into the midfield after winning possession. He has started at every youth level for his country, has been a regular with his hometown club for three seasons, and now sees MLS as the next challenge as he continues to develop as a player.
INTERNATIONAL: Veselinović has represented his country at the U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19, and U-21 levels. Most recently, he started both 2021 UEFA European U-21 Championship qualifying matches last November.
OUTSIDE MLS: Veselinović has played his entire career with his hometown club FK Vojvodina. A member of the youth academy since 2011, Veselinović made his first team debut on September 16, 2017 and signed his first professional contract on October 27, 2017. This season in Serbia, Veselinović was named team captain in the summer, had started 19 of the first 20 matches, and helped his side reach third overall in the league prior to the winter break. In total, the 6-foot-2 centre back has made 64 first team appearances in official competition with FK Vojvodina.