Siem de Jong
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on February 20, 2020.
De Jong will play an important role in adding to the final third and efficiency of FC Cincy's attack from the attacking midfield position. Not only does he have an impressive intelligence and skillset, he has also played in some of the most prestigious competitions and has been a leader on and off the pitch throughout his career.
INTERNATIONAL: De Jong has earned six caps for the Netherlands national team. The midfielder made his senior international debut in an international friendly at Ukraine on Aug. 11, 2010. De Jong scored both of his international goals for the Oranje in an international friendly at Indonesia on June 7, 2013.
OUTSIDE MLS: The midfielder has made 347 career appearances, including 253 starts, scoring 102 goals and adding 59 assists in 13 professional seasons in the top divisions of the Netherlands, England and Australia. De Jong joins FC Cincinnati after playing for AFC Ajax (2007-14, 2017-20), Newcastle United (2014-17), PSV Eindhoven (2016-17) and Sydney FC (2018-19). De Jong has captured four Eredivisie titles, two Dutch Super Cups, one Dutch Cup and one A-League Championship during his career.