Player Details


Alexander Ring


“Al-lex Ring


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

4.9.1991 (31)


Helsinki, Finland



Position Detail


Preferred Side




Roster Category


Player Category

Designated Player
Career Summary

Ring, has made 120 career appearances (119 starts) in over four (4) seasons in Major League Soccer, scoring 10 goals and tallying 13 assists in regular season play. Ring has also made three (3) appearances (three (3) starts) in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (2019), while leading NYCFC in regular season minutes played in 2020 and co-leading the same category in 2019. In 2018, Ring was selected as a Coach's pick for the 2018 MLS All-Star Game, where he was a starter against Italian powerhouse Juventus FC.

Prior to joining MLS, Ring spent the 2014-17 seasons with German side 1. FC Kaiserslautern where he registered 83 appearances (73 starts). Ring spent the two (2) seasons prior (2011-13) with five-time Bundesliga Champion Borussia Monchengladbach, playing in 21 matches and scoring one (1) goal across competitions, which included UEFA Champions and Europa League.

A native of Helsinki, Finland, Ring played for two (2) seasons with Helsinki HJK (2010-11) and logged 43 starts in 35 games played, contributing six (6) goals across all competitions. Ring propelled HJK to the Club’s most successful season in 2011, winning the Suomen Cup and the Finnish Veikkausliiga. In the international arena, Ring has represented Finland at the senior level in 43 matches (39 starts), scoring two (2) goals while competing in the Baltic Cup, European and World Cup Qualifiers.