German club Karlsruhe signs American keeper Robles

The German second-division club Karlsruhe has signed Luis Robles

, giving the American goalkeeper Luis Robles a two-year


Karlsruhe said late Sunday that Robles, who was at

Kaiserslautern last season, had joined but gave no further details

of the transfer.

The 26-year-old Robles, who is from Arizona, has played 21

matches in Germany’s second division. He said he developed a good

impression of Karlsruhe after spending a few days training with the


He has made one appearance for the U.S. national team, against

Haiti in last year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup.