HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Columbus after Crew SC used No. 1 spot in Allocation Ranking Order to select him on August 10, 2017.
Nemeth is a technical forward who is a proven goalscorer in MLS and around the world. He returns to MLS after spending the 2015 season with Sporting KC and subsequently transferring to Al Gharafa in Qatar.
INTERNATIONAL: Németh has earned 30 caps with the Hungarian national team since making his senior debut at 21 years old. He was a regular member of Hungary's squad during 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification, totaling two goals in 13 games. In UEFA Euro qualifying, he scored twice in eight games, and also appeared in two matches during Euro 2016. Prior to making his senior debut, the forward totaled 29 goals in 28 appearances with Hungary's youth national teams, helping lead the nation to a third-place finish in the 2009 FIFA Under-20 World Cup with three goals in the tournament.
OUTSIDE MLS: Németh, 28, brings 12 seasons of professional experience to New England, having totaled 205 senior appearances, 62 goals, and 43 assists across all competitions in his club career. The Hungarian international most recently spent two seasons with Al-Gharafa SC of the top-flight Qatar Stars League, scoring 12 goals with five assists in 24 league appearances, including 22 starts.