• Position Midfielder
  • Number 18
  • Date of Birth Feb 09 2002
  • Hometown Frankfurt, Germany
  • Height 6' 2"
  • Club Freiburg (GER)

Player Bio - Maximilian Dietz

National Team: One of two players raised outside the U.S. on the USA World Cup roster, the crafty midfielder made his debut for the U-17 MNT at September’s 4 Nations Tournament in the Netherlands … Made his international debut vs. the Netherlands at that tournament … Earned his first Youth National Team call-up at a Florida training camp with the U-17s in Jan. 2019.

Youth: Has played seven games this season for SC Freiburg in the U-19 Bundesliga … Prior to joining Freiburg, spent time with FSV Frankfurt, Eintracht Frankfurt and SG Bornheim … Won a state championship with Freiburg last season … Also took home the state federation cup with Freiburg last season … Started playing soccer at age six.

Personal: Full name is Maximilian Solomon Dietz … Middle name comes from King Solomon … Nicknamed Maxi … Also played rugby growing up … Enjoys hanging out with friends, going out to eat, checking out fashion, listening to music and playing FIFA … Older brother played high school football in Pennsylvania … Describes himself on the field as “calm, simple, communicative” … Describes himself off the field as “laid-back, observant, likes to laugh” … Favorite soccer player is Zinedine Zidane … Greatest soccer moment thus far was his first National Team appearance … Favorite TV show is Top Boy … Loves eating burgers.