Player Details


Daniel Royer


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

5.22.1990 (33)


Schladming, Austria



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Career Summary


• First MLS goal - vs. Montreal, 9/24/2016 in the 60th minute, assisted by Chris Duvall
• First MLS assist - vs. D.C. United, 9/11/2016 on a BWP goal in the 54th minute
• First MLS game - at D.C. United, 8/21/2016
• First MLS start - vs. D.C. United, 9/11/2016

2021: Started 3 of his 15 appearances... recording 485 minutes played...sits in a tie for fifth place in goals scored all-time with Clint Mathis (39)...surpassed Amado Gueverra to move into fifth place in franchise history in shots with 269. Playoffs: Came on as a substitute in the 115th minute against Philadelphia Union on Nov. 20.

2020: _Recorded four goals and three assists in 20 matches played ... tallied 15 starts and 1,354 minutes played ... recorded two multi-point performances, a game-winning goal and game-winning assist ... scored the eventual game-winner against FC Cincinnati on March 1 ... his game-winning goal vs FC Cincy moved him into fourth place in franchise history with 11 ... tallied the eventual game-winning assist on September 27 against Montreal Impact. Playoffs: Made a start and played 59 minutes vs. Columbus Crew SC on Nov. 21.

2019: Started 26 of his 31 appearances...scored a team leading 11 goals... tallied seven assists...earned his fifth career MLS brace in a 2-1 win over New York City FC on July 14 ... sits fourth all-time in franchise history with 46 goals in all competitions … named to the bench in MLS Team of the Week in week 14. Open Cup: *Came on in the 88th minute and played 42 minutes against New England. *_CCL: Started in all four tournament games… finished with three goals and an assist… had a team high 13 shots and 8 shots on goal.

2018: Recorded 24 starts in 29 matches he appeared in ... tallied 11 goals and two assists in 2,049 minutes played ... scored six goals over a six-match span from July 21 through August 18 ... during that stretch, tallied two braces, one against LAFC (8/5) and the other at Vancouver (8/18). CCL: Started all six matches ... tallied a goal against Club Deportiva on Feb. 22. Playoffs: Recorded his sixth career brace across all competitions against Columbus in Leg 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal.

2017: Tallied 26 appearances, 23 of which were starts with 27 points on 12 goals and three assists ... his 12 goals were second best on New York, which included a perfect mark of 4-of-4 at the penalty kick spot ... tied teammate Bradley Wright-Phillips for a team-best four game-winning goals ... made MLS season debut in opener against Atlanta, scoring game-tying goal, on March 5... tallied the Red Bulls first penalty-kick goal of 2017 in the 38th minute vs. Columbus ... recorded his first assist of the season against Chicago on April 29 ... scored his third goal of the season in extra time against LA ... tallied his second career game-winning goal against New England in the 74th minute ... recorded his second penalty-kick goal against New England ... tallied his first career brace against San Jose on July 19 ... scored his fourth goal in his third consecutive game versus Minnesota on July 22 ... also added an assist against the Loons ... recorded his second career MLS brace versus Montreal on July 29 ... returned back to 18-man roster versus D.C. on Sept. 27 ... tallied a penalty kick goal and an assist in his return to the Starting XI vs. Toronto on Sept. 30 ... scored the eventual game winner against Vancouver on Oct. 7. CCL: Played in both legs of QF series against Vancouver. Open Cup: Scored his first career Open Cup goal, which was the game-winner, vs. NYCFC ... came on as a sub for 43 minutes against Philadelphia, tallied one of New York’s five penalty-kick goals ... started against New England on July 5. Playoffs: Scored his first career MLS playoff goal against Chicago in the Knockout Round (10/25) ... tallied his second playoff goal (PK) against Toronto in the Eastern Conf. Semifinal Leg One (10/30) ... recorded an assist against Toronto in Leg Two at BMO Field on Nov. 5.

2016: Made six appearances, including three starts, and contributed one goal and one assist after joining NY as a summer transfer... Made New York debut on August 21 at D.C., entering as second-half sub... Earned first point as a Red Bull in first start with assist on BWP’s goal vs D.C. on Sept. 11... Scored first goal for New York in 1-0 win over Montreal on September 24.

Prior: Spent the bulk of his career in the Austrian Bundesliga, scoring 15 goals and notching 20 assists in 104 appearances with Austria Wien and SV Reid ... Won the Austrian Cup with Reid in the 2010-11 season ... After moving to Midtjylland last summer, Royer scored two goals and three assists in 36 appearances across the Superliga, Champions League qualifying, and Europa League ... Has played in both the Champions League and Europa League, and has been capped with the Austrian National Team six times.


New York Red Bulls complete transfer of Daniel Royer from FC Midtjylland. Royer is a Discovery Signing for the Red Bulls. He transferred from FC Midtjylland on August 3, 2016.