Player Details

Name

Reto Ziegler

Height

6' 0"

Weight

176 lbs

Date of Birth

1.16.1986 (35)

Birthplace

Geneva, Switzerland

Position

Defender

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

Out of contract Dec. 7, 2020

Ziegler is an experienced left-footed defender who can play center back or left back and has helped provide stability to FC Dallas' backline since arriving in 2018. He also has a knack for scoring goals, bagging nine in two seasons. 

INTERNATIONAL: A member of the Swiss National Team, the defender has earned 35 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: Before arriving in Dallas, Ziegler spent the previous 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 made 64 starts and has scored 13 goals.

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