Walker Zimmerman

Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Real Name: Walker Zimmerman
HT: 6' 3" WT: 185
Age: 27 (05/19/1993)
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, GA
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from LAFC on February 11, 2020. Signed contract extension through 2023, with an option for 2024, on August 10, 2020.

A large, mobile center back, Zimmerman was a major building block for LAFC's backline in their first two seasons and he's the foundation of Nashville's impressive defense, finishing the 2020 season as the 2020 MLS Defender of the Year. Zimmerman anchored a Nashville backline that had a goals against average of 0.96 goals per game, the best of any expansion club in league history.

INTERNATIONAL: The center back has gained significant playing time for the US men's national team since debuting in 2017 as a starter in a 1-0 shutout victory against Jamaica. He has since earned 13 caps, 11 as a starter.

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...2-time Supporters' Shield winner (2016, 2019)...U.S. Open Cup champion (2016). ... MLS Defender of the Year (2020) ... MLS Best XI (2020)

Read More


Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Nashville SC222231955119918010
2019Los Angeles FC252512169121531171
2018Los Angeles FC262642321124821040
2017FC Dallas22181160219320000
2016FC Dallas3030427000281138140
2015FC Dallas201001084010210010
2014FC Dallas10907700223000
2013FC Dallas7424110432000
Career Totals-16214415130124117431432171
View More