Player Details

Name

Siem de Jong

Height

6' 1"

Weight

168 lbs

Date of Birth

1.28.1989 (32)

Birthplace

Aigle, Switzerland

Position

Midfielder
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

Option declined following 2020 season.

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.

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