Player Details


Walker Zimmerman


6' 3"


196 lbs

Date of Birth

5.19.1993 (29)


Lawrenceville, GA USA



Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side


Roster Category


Player Category

Designated Player, Designated Player
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

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Walker Zimmerman returns to anchor the Nashville SC backline after an accolade filled year in 2021. Zimmerman was named the MLS Defender of the Year for a second consecutive season, becoming the first defender in over a decade to reach that feat. Zimmerman was also selected to the MLS Best XI in 2021 for the third consecutive year and named to the MLS All-Star Team. Zimmerman anchored Nashville SC to a 0.96 goals-against average in his appearances in 2021. At the international level, Zimmerman has been vital in the United States Men’s National Team 2022 World Cup berth, earning 12 caps in the last calendar year, including a night where he captained the Stars and Bars to a 3-0 victory over Honduras and registered a goal and an assist for the first ever time in the shutout performance on Feb. 2, 2022. Overall, Zimmerman has earned 25 caps and Captained the USMNT five times.

Follow him on Instagram @thewalkerzim and Twitter @thewalkerzim.