Player Details

Name

Winston Reid

Height

6' 3"

Weight

190 lbs

Date of Birth

7.3.1988 (33)

Birthplace

Auckland, New Zealand

Position

Defender

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

Contract option declined on Dec. 9, 2020

Reid is a vastly experienced center back who is one of the best players in New Zealand soccer history. He will be looking to regain his form after a long injury layoff.

INTERNATIONAL: Holding dual citizenship in his native New Zealand as well as Denmark, Reid represented Denmark at the U-19, U-20 and U-21 levels between 2007-2010. In early 2010, however, he committed his senior international career to New Zealand and was selected to the All Whites squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Reid was an ever-present fixture in central defense as New Zealand famously finished the World Cup group stage unbeaten with three draws -- including a 1-1 stalemate against defending world champion Italy -- despite falling short of the knockout rounds. He also scored his lone New Zealand goal to date at the tournament, heading home a stunning stoppage-time equalizer in a 1-1 tie versus Slovakia. He most recently featured for New Zealand in a friendly against Ireland last November.

OUTSIDE MLS: Reid arrives in Kansas City after logging over 300 club appearances in Denmark and England, including 166 Premier League matches with West Ham.

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