Walker Zimmerman

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Walker Zimmerman
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Personal information
Date of birth (1993-05-19) May 19, 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Dallas
Number 25
Youth career
GSA Phoenix
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Furman Paladins 39 (11)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– FC Dallas 77 (6)
National team
2010–2011 United States U18 3 (0)
2011–2013 United States U20 10 (2)
2015 United States U23 1 (0)
2017– United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 27, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 3, 2017

Walker Zimmerman (born May 19, 1993) is an American soccer player who currently plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer and for the United States.


Youth and college[edit]

Zimmerman came through the youth academy at Gwinnett Soccer Association in Lilburn, Georgia, where he was mentored by former Atlanta Silverbacks and Charleston Battery manager Nuno Piteira.

Zimmerman played college soccer at Furman University between 2011 and 2012. He was named First Team All-Conference 2011, Southern Conference Freshman of the Year 2011, and National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division I Men’s All-America Second Team in 2012.[1]


FC Dallas selected Zimmerman in the first round (No. 7 overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.[2] He made his professional debut on May 11, 2013 as a late substitute in a 2–1 victory against D.C. United.


On January 6, 2017 for the first time Walker Zimmerman was called for the United States national team by coach Bruce Arena.[3]

Zimmerman earned his first cap and start against Jamaica in a January Camp friendly on 3 February 2017. He was named player of the match. [4]


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