Born: February 13, 1991 in Rozaje, Montenegro
Hometown: Rozaje, Montenegro
Previous Club: LA Galaxy
2018: Signed to LA Galaxy on January 16, 2018 …. Appeared in two games for the MLS side against the Montreal Impact and San Jose Earthquakes …. Re-signed with Sacramento Republic FC on July 3, 2018, for his fifth season with the club.
2017: Recorded his fourth consecutive season with Republic FC …. Earned USL Team of the week in Week 1 and Week 15 ... Started as captain for Sacramento Republic FC in 13 games … Appeared in two FIFA World Cup qualifiers for his native Montenegro.
2016: Appeared in 20 matches for Republic FC in all competitions, including 14 USL matches before suffering a season-ending knee injury on July 2 ... Scored two goals, tying his career high and recorded two assists, most among Republic FC defenders ... Recorded his third consecutive season with at least 1,000 USL minutes played ... Earned USL Team of the Week honors for his performance in Week 7 ... Earned his first international call-up when he played with the Montenegro National Team from May 19-31.
2015: Appeared in a club-high 34 matches in all competitions for Republic FC, including 26 USL matches … Recorded four assists in USL play, second most on the club … Scored one goal in USL play and added another in the U.S. Open Cup … Recorded an assist in back-to-back matches against Tulsa Roughnecks FC (8/29) and Vancouver Whitecaps FC (9/6) … Led the club in all competition (2,961) and USL minutes (2,321) … Was one of three players to record back-to-back 2,000 minute USL seasons … Tied fellow defender Mickey Daly for the club lead in USL matches started and played (26) … Was named to the USL Team of the Week in week 5 and was Honorable Mention in week 4.
2014: Earned a contract after competing in open tryouts … Appeared in 33 matches for Republic FC, starting 30 … Scored three goals including the only goal in a 1-0 win versus Arizona United SC on June 26 … Was named to the USL Team of the Week in week 15 and 23.
2013: Appeared in 12 matches for indoor team, Bay Area Rosal … Had 23 goals and seven assists.
2011-2012: Moved to the Bay Area Ambassadors, an NPSL team … Helped the team make the NPSL Finals in 2012.
2010: Transfered to FC Ingolstalt 04, a German club … Helped the team achieve promotion to 2. Bundesliga.
2009: Played for MŠK Žilina, a Slovak team that plays in the Slovak Super Liga … Helped the team get to the Super Liga Finals.
Emrah was born to Jakup and Zekija Klimenta … Has a sister, Sejla… Has the nickname “Eki”… Enjoys playing basketball, going to the movies, playing FIFA and hanging out with friends … Has been to more than 12 countries … Favorite non-soccer sport is basketball … Can speak four languages Serbian, English, German and French.