HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Henan Jianye on Feb. 28, 2018.
Dockal joins the Union as a Designated Player, filling a hole at the No. 10 position. He has the quality to make his teammates better, which will be his goal in 2018.
INTERNATIONAL: Dockal has earned 35 caps for the Czech Republic. He made his debut on February 6, 2013 in an international friendly against Turkey and scored his first goal in FIFA World Cup qualification on October 15, 2013 vs. Bulgaria. He was a part of the Czech squad at UEFA Euro 2016, appearing in the Group Stage against Turkey, and most recently played for his country in qualification matches ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
OUTSIDE MLS: Dockal, 29, has previously played in the Czech Republic, Turkey and Norway in addition to China. He has made over 350 professional appearances to date, totaling 79 goals and 93 assists over that span. He registered a 20-assist season in the Czech topflight en route to a league title in 2013-14.