Emrah Klimenta is a Montenegrin footballer who plays the position of defender and midfielder. He is currently in the roster of the Sacramento Republic FC in the USL.
Klimenta has is also part of the Montenegro national team. His first call-up for the team was in May 2016 for a training camp and friendly against Turkey on 29 May. He is the first Sacramento Republic player to receive a senior call-up while with the club.
Emrah Klimenta's Early Life
Emrah Klimenta was born on February 13, 1991, in Rozaje, Montenegro to parents Jakup and Zekija Klimenta. He was born during a time of turmoil in the Balkan region. His family initially settled down in Mainz, Germany before moving to the United States in 1999. He is well versed in Serbian, English, German and French languages. He has a sister named Sejla.
Emra Klimenta's Professional Life
Emra Klimenta began playing as a midfielder and forward in his youth career. He played for the Olympic Development Program for Cal North. After graduating high school, he moved to Europe where he played for MŠK Žilina in 2009 and FC Ingolstadt 04 in 2010. He returned to the United States in 2011 and played as a midfielder for NPSL Club Bay Area Ambassadors.
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Klimenta helped the Ambassadors to make it to the NPSL Finals in 2012. In 2013, he made 12 appearances for the indoor team of Bay Area Rosal. In 2014, he was picked by Sacramento Republic FC of the United Soccer League in March of 2014. He was moved to the position of a defender in the team and played as the starter for most of the team's game for 2014, 2015 and 2016 season.
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Emra Klimenta was announced to have signed with the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer on January 2018. During his time at the Sacramento Republic, Klimenta was the team's all-time leader in minutes, starts and appearances. Klimenta's term at the LA Galaxy was short termed as he was released by the Club on June 14, 2018.
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Being released by LA Galaxy, Klimenta returned to his old club of Sacramento Republic FC for the remaining of the 2018 season.
Emra Klimenta's Personal Life
There is no information about Emra Klimenta's personal life. He has avoided mentioning anything related to his love affairs. He is not married as such does not have a wife or children. However, there are no news and rumors to tell if he currently has a girlfriend or not.
Emrah Klimenta's Net Worth
Emrah Klimenta's net worth for the year of 2018 has not been identified. A recent release of LA Galaxy's player salary shows that Emrah was earning $67,500 during his time at the LA Galaxy. However, after his release from the Galaxy, he has joined Sacramento Republic FC. His Current earnings and contract with the Sacramento FC have not been released. His current market value as a player is estimated to be at $240,000.