Player Details


Benjamin Mines


5' 9"


150 lbs

Date of Birth

5.13.2000 (21)





Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season


Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed by FC Cincinnati on Dec. 30, 2020 after being selected in the End-of-Year Waivers Draft.

Mines is a speedy, young midfielder who joined the Red Bulls as a 17-year-old for the 2018 season. Mines played one game, the regular season opener against the Portland Timbers, and scored on his MLS debut. He will look to again establish himself with his new team in 2021

OUTSIDE MLS: Started eight of his 21 appearances with Red Bulls II in 2019, contributed two assists. Mines started in nine of 14 matches he appeared in with Red Bulls II in 2018, tallying one goal and one assist in 799 minutes played. He made USL appearances as an amateur in both 2016 and 2017. He made his Red Bulls II debut in August of 2016, and made five appearances over the second half of the season. He returned in 2017, making 11 appearances and scoring two goals, including an insurance goal in the USL playoff win at Charleston.

ACADEMY: Through the first half of the 2017/18 academy season, Mines made 11 appearances for the U18/19s and scored seven goals and eight assists while also playing for Red Bulls II. Mines won the Golden Boot at the 2017 USDA Generation Adidas Cup, when the Red Bulls finished third overall in the Champions Division, the toughest division in the tournament.



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