Jerome Kiesewetter

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Jerome Kiesewetter
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Personal information
Full name Jerome Julien Kiesewetter
Date of birth (1993-02-09) February 9, 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Düsseldorf
Number 8
Youth career
Hertha Zehlendorf
2007–2012 Hertha BSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Hertha BSC II 17 (2)
2012–2016 VfB Stuttgart II 62 (5)
2012–2016 VfB Stuttgart 2 (0)
2014 Hertha BSC II (loan) 15 (2)
2016– Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 (1)
National team
2011 United States U18 3 (2)
2010–2013 United States U20 8 (0)
2011– United States U23 17 (6)
2016– United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:37, February 6, 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 5, 2016

Jerome Julien Kiesewetter (born February 9, 1993) is a German born American soccer player who currently plays for Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Club career[edit]

In May 2012, Kiesewetter signed a four-year contract with VfB Stuttgart.[1]

He made his debut for VfB Stuttgart II on September 25, 2012 in the 3. Liga against F.C. Hansa Rostock.[2]

In January 2014, he was loaned out to Hertha BSC II until the end of the season.

In March 2015, Kiesewetter made his Bundesliga debut for VfB Stuttgart against Hertha BSC.

In June 2016, he moved to Fortuna Düsseldorf, where he did sign a two-year contract.

International career[edit]

Born in Germany to an American father, Kiesewetter is eligible to play for both Germany and the United States.[3] At the age of 17, Kiesewetter was called for the first time into the United States national under-20 team for a tournament in Peru in September 2010.[4] He made his debut for the U.S. under-20 team on September 6, 2010, against Paraguay.[5] In February 2013, he participated in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, appearing twice.

In November 2011, Kiesewetter made his first appearance for the United States national under-23 team against Azerbaijan.[6]

He made his first appearance for the senior United States men's national soccer team on January 31, 2016 when he came on late as a sub against Iceland in a friendly. His lively play helped tip the game in favor of the United States, 3–2.[7]


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