Walker Zimmerman

Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Real Name: Walker Zimmerman
HT: 6' 3" WT: 185
Age: 25 (05/19/1993)
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, GA
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired via trade from FC Dallas on Dec. 10, 2017. Re-signed to a four-year contract using Targeted Allocation Money on Jan. 15, 2019.

A large, mobile center back, Zimmerman figures to be a major building block for LAFC's backline. He provided FCD with important minutes along the back line since joining the club as a member of the 2013 Generation adidas class, Zimmerman etched his name in club lore in the 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs when he coolly netted the series-winning penalty kick in the PK shootout that decided Dallas' Western Conference semifinal clash with the Seattle Sounders. 

INTERNATIONAL: Zimmerman has four caps with the senior team, tallying his lone goal during the USMNT’s 3-0 win over Bolivia on May 29, 2018. Zimmerman also served as the U-18 captain at the 2011 Milk Cup in Northern Ireland and was named the 2010 U.S. U-18 Team MVP at the Tel Aviv, Israel Tournament.

COLLEGE: A star defender in his two seasons at Furman University, where he won All-Southern Conference first-team honors in both years and scored 11 goals and 5 assists.

NOTES: Brother Dawson was a punter at Clemson University; their father, David Zimmerman, was a Baptist minister for 21 years in Fort Worth, Texas. Walker has a cat named Domino and a rabbit named Duper.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018Los Angeles FC262642321124821040
2017FC Dallas22181160219320000
2016FC Dallas3030427000281138140
2015FC Dallas201001084010210010
2014FC Dallas10907700223000
2013FC Dallas7424110432000
Career Totals-115971188882772994190
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