WASHINGTON, DC (July 8, 2022) - D.C. United have acquired defender Sami Guediri on a four-day loan from United Soccer League (USL) Championship affiliate Loudoun United FC for their match against the Philadelphia Union on July 8.

Guediri signed with Loudoun United on Jan. 28, 2022. The midfielder has scored two goals in 13 appearances for the Red-and-White this season. He made his debut for the club in the 1-0 win against Indy Elven on March 13, 2022.

The defender made his Black-and-Red debut in the Fourth Round of the 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against the New York Red Bulls on May 11, 2022. Following his performance in the Open Cup match, Guediri joined D.C. United on a four-day loan on May 18. He made his MLS debut for the Black-and-Red as a 46th-minute substitute against New York City FC. Guediri joined D.C. United on loan for their previous match; a 5-3 win against Orlando City on July 4. The defender started and completed 58 minutes.

The defender from Florida, started his professional career overseas with German club BW Freisdorf, where he played from 2016-17. He played for German team VfL Alfter in 2017 before returning to the States in 2018 to play for former USL League Two club Sima Águilas in Montverde. Guediri spent the 2019 season with USL League One club Greenville Triumph, making 17 appearances before signing with Fort Lauderdale CF the following year. In the 2020 season, Guediri played all 16 matches (14 starts) and recorded two assists for Inter Miami’s USL League One affiliate. In April, the defender joined Inter Miami CF for the 2021 MLS season where he made 10 appearances (two starts) and recorded one assist.

Player: Sami Guediri
Position: Defender
Birthdate: August 18, 1997
Age: 24
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Country: United States
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 165 lbs
Status: Domestic