HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on July 21, 2017.
Marinovic is a young goalkeeper who is big, strong, agile, has all the fundamentals, and is a winner. He should serve as the primary backup to David Ousted.
INTERNATIONAL: Internationally, the Auckland native has 19 senior appearances for New Zealand, started all three matches at last month's FIFA Confederations Cup and all nine 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Kiwis as of July 2017.
OUTSIDE MLS: Marinovic joins Whitecaps FC after spending his entire eight-year professional career in the German 3. Liga and Regionalliga, most recently with Unterhaching. He began his professional career with SV Wehen Wiesbaden in 2009, before stints with FC Ismaning and TSV 1860 Munich II, prior to landing with Unterhaching in 2014. In total, Marinovic had 99 starts in 100 league appearances in Germany.