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Sacha Kljestan Player Profile

Sacha Kljestan Player Profile
Sacha Kljestan
Date of Birth:9 Sep 1985 (Age 31)
Place of Birth:Huntington Beach, California
Nationality: United States
Height:185 cm.
Weight:77 Kg.
Squad Number:19
National Team Page: USA
Sacha Kljestan – The world belonged to Kljestan in January 2009. Fresh off winning U.S. Soccer's Young Male Athlete of the Year, the silky midfielder scored a hat-trick in an international friendly against Sweden. A move to Europe seemed imminent, with Celtic calling the midfielder in for a trial.

However, that move never panned out, and Kljestan went through a rough 2009, losing his spot on the U.S. national team and slumping for Chivas USA. A more positive 2010, freshly appointed as captain of the Goats, saw Kljestan work his way back into contension.

A wily schemer, Kljestan has filled multiple roles for the national team. Equally competent down both flanks, the 24-year-old has also plugged a central midfield role or played just off a lone striker.

Did You Know? Sacha's brother Gordon previously played for the New York Red Bulls.