HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from FC Luzern on Jan. 2, 2018.
Ziegler is an experienced defender who mostly plies his trade at center back. He joins Dallas for the 2018 season hoping to provide stability along the backline.
INTERNATIONAL: A member of the Swiss National Team, the defender has earned 34 caps all-time and has been named to two World Cup squads (2010 and 2014), starting all three games during Switzerland’s 2010 tournament.
OUTSIDE MLS: Ziegler has spent the last four seasons in Switzerland’s top league after 145 appearances in Italy’s Serie A and 34 appearances in the English Premier League for Tottenham and Wigan Athletic. Since the start of the 2015-16 season, he has made 64 starts and has scored 13 goals.