PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers have signed goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg, the club announced today. Vom Steeg joins the club from LA Galaxy and will be under contract through 2022 with team options for the 2023 and 2024 seasons.

Vom Steeg, 24, made 58 appearances over parts of four seasons with LA Galaxy II (2017-19, 2021), beginning in 2017; he signed with the LA Galaxy first team in 2018. He began his professional career with Fortuna Dusseldorf in Germany’s Bundesliga in August, 2016. Vom Steeg spent parts of two seasons there, recording 13 appearances for Fortuna Dusseldorf II before returning stateside to sign in Los Angeles.

At UC Santa Barbara, Vom Steeg earned 2015 All-Big West Honorable Mention accolades and was named to the 2015 Big West All-Freshman Team. The goalkeeper finished the single season as a freshman in 2015 logging 20 starts and posting a 13-5-1 record.

At the international level, Vom Steeg has spent time with the U-14, U-15, U-17, U-18 and U-20 U.S. National Team squads.

Transaction: Portland Timbers sign goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg through the 2022 season with team options for the 2023 and 2024 seasons.

Justin Vom Steeg
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6-4
Weight: 181
Date of Birth: April 5, 1997
Age: 24
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, Calif.
Citizenship: United States
Last Club: LA Galaxy
Acquired: Signed Jan. 24, 2022

Portland Timbers 2022 Roster
(as of Jan. 25)

Goalkeepers: David Bingham, Aljaz Ivacic, Hunter Sulte, Justin Vom Steeg
Defenders: Pablo Bonilla, Claudio Bravo, Larrys Mabiala, Zac McGraw, Bill Tuiloma, Dario Zuparic
Midfielders: Blake Bodily, Diego Chara, Yimmi Chara, George Fochive, Marvin Loría, Santiago Moreno, Cristhian Paredes, Andy Polo, Eryk Williamson
Forwards: Dairon Asprilla, Tega Ikoba, Felipe Mora, Jaroslaw Niezgoda