St. Louis, MO – Saint Louis FC has announced the signing of midfielder Emir Alihodžić for the remainder of the 2017 season.
Alihodžić was born in Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina but grew up in St. Louis and played for St. Louis Scott Gallagher during his youth career. He attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha and played collegiately for all four years, making 65 appearances and scoring eight goals from 2012-2015. Alihodžić also played for the St. Louis Lions and Mississippi Brill in the Premier Development League (PDL) during the 2013 and 2015 seasons. He was drafted by Seattle Sounders FC in the third round of the 2016 MLS Superdraft before joining affiliate-side Seattle Sounders FC 2 and making 18 appearances during the 2016 USL season.