Player Details


Krisztián Németh


5' 11"


163 lbs

Date of Birth

1.5.1989 (34)


Gyor, Hungary



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Preferred Side


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Career Summary

Contract option declined on Dec. 14, 2020

Nemeth is a technical forward who is a proven goalscorer in MLS and around the world. He spent the 2015 season with Sporting KC, subsequently transferring to Al Gharafa in Qatar. Returning to MLS midway through 2017, Nemeth re-joined SKC after a year in New England. He returns to MLS looking to fill a role with the Crew.

INTERNATIONAL: Nemeth has earned 37 caps for the Hungary National Team, scoring four goals since making his debut in a 2010 friendly against Germany (May 29). The forward most recently saw action as a substitute in a 2019 European Championship Qualifying during a 3-1 victory over Azerbaijan (August 6). Nemeth also featured for Hungary at Under-17, U-19, U-20 and U-21 levels, including helping his country to a third-place finish at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.

OUTSIDE MLS: Prior to his time in Slovakia’s first-tier Fortuna Liga with FC DAC 1904 Dunajska Streda, Nemeth spent four seasons in MLS, featuring for Sporting Kansas City (2015, 2018-2019) and the New England Revolution (2017-2018). The forward made 82 appearances (52 starts) while registering 20 goals and providing 12 assists in MLS regular-season action. From 2016-2017, Nemeth spent two seasons with Al-Gharafa SC of the top-flight Qatar Stars League, scoring 12 goals and providing five assists in 24 league appearances (22 starts). Nemeth signed his first professional contract at age 15 with MTK Budapest FC of the Hungarian topflight in 2005, playing with the club from 2005-2007. The forward joined Liverpool FC of the English Premier League in 2007. During his time at Liverpool, Nemeth was the 2007-08 Barclays Premier Reserve League's top scorer, tallying nine goals in 12 matches while helping the Liverpool Reserves win the Premier Reserve League National title that season.