Player Details


Reto Ziegler


6' 0"


176 lbs

Date of Birth

1.16.1986 (36)


Geneva, Switzerland



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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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