Sacha Kljestan

Sacha Kljestan
Sacha Kljestan
Sacha Kljestan
Midfielder
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Real Name: Sacha Kljestan
HT: 6' 1" WT: 155
Age: 35 (09/09/1985)
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, CA
Hometown: Anaheim, CA

The LA Galaxy signed Sacha Kljestan on Dec. 10, 2019.

Kljestan has represented Chivas USA (2006-2010), New York Red Bulls (2015-2017) and Orlando City (2018-2019) across 10 seasons playing in Major League Soccer.

Additionally, the Huntington Beach, California product made 180 appearances for Anderlecht while scoring 25 goals and adding 21 assists across Juniper Pro League, UEFA Champions League and Europa League competition. While with Anderlecht, Kljestan helped lead his team to three league titles and four Belgian Cups.

Kljestan was originally selected by Chivas USA with the fifth overall pick in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft and remained with the club from 2006-10, when he scored 15 goals and added 33 assists in 114 appearances before transferring to Belgian first division side RSC Anderlecht.

The California native represented the United States at the U-20 and U-23 levels before making his senior international debut on June 2, 2007. In all, Kljestan has six goals in 51 senior appearances for the U.S. and also represented the U.S. at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Kljestan was an MLS All-Star in 2016 and was selected to the 2008 All-Star team, but chose to play in the Olympics instead. Kljestan was selected to the MLS Best XI in 2008 and 2016.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020LA Galaxy127065809311010
2019Orlando City SC231311352319619131
2018Orlando City SC3029625226471718340
2017NY Red Bulls32282258217411138560
2016NY Red Bulls32306262320401942630
2015NY Red Bulls33338284314582243941
2010Chivas USA10101900320813200
2009Chivas USA2524520413482333270
2008Chivas USA2221519417361639271
2007Chivas USA25254218613402145250
2006Chivas USA323102676722850350
Career Totals-27625138223249338015435135453
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