Player Details


Giliano Wijnaldum


5' 11"


168 lbs

Date of Birth

8.31.1992 (31)


Rotterdam, Netherlands


Career Summary

Option declined on Nov. 1, 2017.

Wijnaldum is an experienced left back who should battle with Fabinho for playing time along the backline for the Union in 2017.

INTERNATIONAL: A Netherlands youth international, Wijnaldum has appeared for the Dutch Under-17s, 19s and 20s over his career. He scored his first international goal on June 1, 2012 in a friendly against France’s U-20s.

OUTSIDE MLS: Wijnaldum has made 65 appearances in the Dutch first division Eredivisie and helped AZ capture the 2012-13 Dutch Cup, starting the final and playing all 90 minutes in the victory. He most recently played for German 2. Bundesliga side VfL Bochum.

NOTES: Brother of Netherlands national team and Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.