Player Details

Name

Siem de Jong

Pronunciation

SEEM deh-YONG

Height

6' 1"

Weight

168 lbs

Date of Birth

1.28.1989 (32)

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

International
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

2020 (FC Cincinnati): Has made 14 appearances, including eight starts ... was unavailable for selection in first two matches, at New York (March 1) and at Atlanta (March 7), while obtaining P1 Visa. made FC Cincinnati debut and played 68 minutes against Columbus (July 11) in the MLS is Back Tournament ... was replaced by Fatai Alashe in the second half ... started and played 45 minutes against D.C. United (Aug. 21) ... was replaced by Allan Cruz at halftime ... played 63 minutes as a first half substitute against Chicago Fire FC (Aug. 25) ... replaced Cruz in the first half ... returned to the starting lineup and played 72 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 29) ... was replaced by Haris Medunjanin in the second half ... made second consecutive start and played 63 minutes against Chicago Fire FC (Sept. 2) ... completed 21-of-23 passes and won 6-of-11 duels ... was replaced by Yuya Kubo in the second half ... started and played 74 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Sept. 6) ... was replaced by Brandon Vazquez in the second half ... started and played 65 minutes against New York City FC (Sept. 12) ... was replaced by Nick Hagglund in the second half ... was unavailable for selection in five consecutive matches due to an injury ... returned to the pitch and played 45 minutes against Toronto FC (Oct. 11) ... replaced Brandon Vazquez at halftime ... played 15 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Oct. 14) ... replaced Andrew Gutman in the second half ... played 30 minutes against D.C. United (Oct. 18) ... replaced Kamohelo Mokotjo in the second half ... returned to the starting lineup and logged 90 minutes against Minnesota United FC (Oct. 24) ... led the team with five total shots, including one on target ... started and played 90 minutes against Sporting Kansas City (Oct. 28) ... co-led the team with four shots ... missed a penalty kick in the 63rd minute ... played 26 minutes against Atlanta United FC (Nov. 1) ... replaced Brandon Vazquez in the second half.

MLS IS BACK TOURNAMENT: Made three appearances, including a start ... made FC Cincinnati debut and played 68 minutes in group-stage match against Columbus (July 11) ... was replaced by Fatai Alashe in the second half ... was unavailable for selection in group-stage match against Atlanta (July 16) because of an injury ... played 24 minutes as a second-half substitute against New York (July 22) ... replaced Yuya Kubo in the second half ... played 32 minutes in the Round of 16 match against Portland (July 28) ... replaced Yuya Kubo in the second half ... scored Cincinnati’s first penalty attempt in the shootout.

2019-20 (AFC Ajax): Made nine appearances, including two starts, scoring three goals across all competitions … made four appearances, including one start in Eredivisie matches … made first Eredivisie appearance of the season against SC Heerenveen (Sept. 14) … made first start of the season against FC Groningen (Jan. 26) … made four appearances in UEFA Champions League matches … made first Champions League appearance against Valencia CF (Oct. 2) … made one appearance in KNVB Cup … scored a hat-trick against SV Spakenburg (Jan. 22) in the round of 16.

2018-19 (Sydney FC): Made 21 appearances, including 16 starts, scoring six goals and adding five assists across all competitions … made 15 appearances, including 10 starts, scoring four goals and adding three assists in the A-League … raised the A-League championship trophy at the end of the season … made A-League debut in 90-minute shift against Adelaide United (Oct. 19) …missed four games after making an appearance in the first two matches of the season … scored first goal of the season against Western Sydney Wanderers (Dec. 15) … recorded two assists against Central Coast Mariners (Jan. 4) … scored against Adelaide United (Jan. 13) … scored a goal against Wellington Phoenix (Jan. 23) … missed the next seven games … scored against Brisbane Roar in return to action (March 29) … recorded an assist against Melbourne Victory (April 6) … started in both games of the A-League Finals series … made two appearances, both starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist in the AFC Champions League … scored a goal against Shanghai SIPG (April 10) … recorded an assist against Shanghai SIPG (April 23) … made two appearances, both starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist in the FFA Cup … scored a goal and added an assist against Western Sydney Wanderers (Oct. 6).

2017-18 (AFC Ajax): Made 25 appearances, including seven starts, scoring eight goals and adding four assists across all competitions … made 21 appearances, including four starts, scoring four goals and adding one assist in the Eredivisie … scored in consecutive matches against Feyenoord (Oct. 22) and Willem II (Oct. 28) … made first start of the season against FC Utrecht (Nov. 5) … scored against Excelsior (Dec. 14) … scored a goal against Vitesse (March 4) … missed games against VVV-Venlo (April 19) and AZ Alkmaar (April 29) because of a red-card suspension … made a single appearance, and scored a goal, in the Jupiler League with AFC Ajax U-21 against FC Utrecht U-21 … made three appearances, including two starts, scoring three goals and adding two assists in the KNVB Cup … scored a goal and added two assists in first round match against SVV Scheveningen (Sept. 20) … scored a brace and added an assist against ASV De Dijk (Oct. 25).

2016-17 (PSV Eindhoven): Made 25 appearances, including 14 starts, scoring seven goals and adding two assists across all competitions … made 19 appearances, including 10 starts, scoring six goals and adding one assist in the Eredivisie … made return to the Eredivisie against Excelsior (Sept. 24), entering the match in the 84th minute … made first start of the season against SC Heerenveen (Oct. 1) … missed three games starting against Sparta Rotterdam (Oct. 22) because of a calf injury … scored in consecutive games against Go Ahead Eagles (Dec. 10) and AFC Ajax (Dec. 18) … recorded an assist against SC Heerenveen (Jan. 22) … scored in three consecutive games, a brace against Roda JC (March 4), a goal against Go Ahead Eagles (March 11) and a goal against Vitesse (March 18) … made two appearances, both starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist in the Jupiler League with PSV Eindhoven U-21 .. scored against NAC Breda (Sept. 9) and recorded an assist against FC Dordrecht (Sept. 16) … made three appearances, including one start, in the UEFA Champions League … played all 90 minutes against Bayern Munich (Oct. 19) … made one appearance in the KNVB Cup against Roda JC (Sept. 21).

2015-16 (Newcastle United): Made 23 appearances, including seven starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist across all competitions … made 18 appearances, including three starts, adding one assist in the Premier League … made an appearance in the season opener against Southampton FC (Aug. 9) … made three consecutive starts against Liverpool (Dec. 6), Tottenham Hotspur (Dec. 13) and Aston Villa (Dec. 19) … recorded an assist against Aston Villa … made two appearances, all starts, with Newcastle’s U-23 team … made two appearances, all starts, scoring one goal in the League Cup … was captain and scored against Northampton Town (Aug. 25) … made an appearance in the FA Cup against Watford FC (Jan. 9).

2014-15 (Newcastle United): Made nine appearances, including six starts, scoring one goal across all competitions … made four appearances, including one start, scoring one goal in the Premier League … made Premier League debut against Aston Villa, entering the match in the 70th minute … made first Premier League start against Crystal Palace (Aug. 30) … missed the next 30 games of the season with a thigh muscle injury and then a collapsed lung … made return to the pitch and scored first Premier League goal against Swansea City (April 25) … made four appearances, all starts, with Newcastle’s U-23 team … made one appearance in the League Cup, against Gillingham FC (Aug. 26).

2013-14 (AFC Ajax): Made 28 appearances, including 25 starts, scoring nine goals and adding two assists across all competitions … raised the Dutch Super Cup after scoring the game-winning goal against AZ Alkmaar (July 27) … made 19 appearances, including 16 starts, scoring seven goals and two assists in the Eredivisie … raised the Eredivisie league trophy for the fourth consecutive season … scored in the first two games of the season against Roda JC (Aug. 2) and AZ Alkmaar (Aug. 11) … missed the next three games with a collapsed lung … returned to action against PEC Zwolle (Sept. 14), entering the match in the 63rd minute … scored against Go Ahead Eagles (Sept. 28) … recorded a brace against NEC Nijmegen (Nov. 10) …. Missed seven consecutive matches with a thigh injury … returned to the pitch against FC Utrecht (Feb. 2), entering the match in the 64th minute … recorded an assist against SC Heerenveen (Feb. 16) … scored a goal and logged an assist against AZ Alkmaar (Feb. 23) … scored a goal against SC Cambuur (March 9) … missed five consecutive games with a hamstring injury … made an appearance in the last game of the Eredivisie season against NEC Nijmegen (May 3) … made four appearances, all starts, in the UEFA Champions League … made two appearances in the UEFA Europa League … made two appearances, both starts, scoring one goal in the KNVB Cup … scored against ASWH Ambacht (Oct. 29) in the third round.

2012-13 (AFC Ajax): Made 46 appearances, all starts, scoring 16 goals and adding 10 assists across all competitions ... started in every Eredivisie game of the season, scoring 12 goals and logging eight assists … raised the Eredivisie league trophy for the third consecutive season … captained the team for 31 games … started the season with 25 consecutive 90-minute shifts … recorded a brace in the first game of the season against AZ Alkmaar (Aug. 12) … recorded a goal and an assist against NEC Nijmegen (Aug. 19) … scored a brace against NAC Breda (Aug. 25) … recorded an assist against Heracles Almelo (Oct. 20) and then scored a goal against Feyenoord Rotterdam (Oct. 28) … scored a goal against PEC Zwolle (Nov. 11) and an assist against VVV-Venlo (Nov. 17) … scored a goal and recorded two assists against Willem II (Dec. 16) … scored the game-winner against VVV-Venlo (Feb. 3) … scored again against PEC Zwolle (March 10) … recorded a brace and game-winning goal against AZ Alkmaar (March 17) … recorded an assist against NEC Nijmegen (March 31) … scored last goal of the Eredivisie season against Willem II (May 5) … made six appearances, scoring three goals, in the Champions League … scored against Manchester City (Oct 24) … recorded a brace in the second game against Manchester City (Nov. 6) … made two appearances, adding an assist, in the Europa League … recorded an assist against Steaua Bukarest (Feb. 14) … made three appearances in the KNVB Cup … scored against FC Groningen (Dec. 20) in the round of 16 …added an assist against Vitesse (Jan. 31) in the quarterfinals.

2011-12 (AFC Ajax): Made 39 appearances, all starts, scoring 17 goals and adding 12 assists across all competitions ... made 29 appearances, all starts, scoring 13 goals and adding nine assists in the Eredivisie … raised the Eredivisie league trophy for the second consecutive season … started the season with 12 consecutive appearances, including 10 consecutive 90-minute shifts … recorded an assist against Vitesse (Aug. 26) … recorded a brace against Heracles Almelo (Sept. 10) … missed five games because of injury … recorded a goal and two assists against NEC Nijmegen (Feb. 19) … scored a brace and added an assist against Excelsior (Feb. 26) … scored against PSV Eindhoven (March 25) … scored a goal and added an assist Heracles Almelo (April 1) …. Scored a hat-trick and recorded an assist against SC Heerenveen (April 11) … recorded an assist against De Graafschap (April 15) and FC Groningen (April 22) to complete four consecutive games with an assist … scored a brace against VVV-Venlo (May 2) … finished the season with 17 consecutive 90-minute shifts … made four appearances, all starts, scoring one goal in the UEFA Champions League … scored a goal against GNK Dinamo Zagreb (Nov. 2) … made two appearances in the UEFA Europa League … logged an assist against Manchester United in the second round (Feb. 23) … made three appearances, scoring three goals and adding two assists in the KNVB Cup … recorded a goal and an assist against VV Noordwijk (Sept. 21) in the second round … recorded an assist against Roda JC (Oct. 26) in the third round … scored a brace in the loss against AZ Alkmaar (Jan. 19) in the round of 16.

2010-11 (AFC Ajax): Made 52 appearances, including 50 starts, scoring 16 goals and adding 11 assists across all competitions … made 32 appearances, including 31 starts, scoring 12 goals and adding six assists in the Eredivisie …raised the Eredivisie league trophy at the end of the season … started the season with eight consecutive 90-minute shifts … scored first goal of the season against Vitesse (Aug. 14) … did not make the gameday roster against NAC Breda (Oct. 16) … scored a goal in three consecutive matches against NAC Breda (Jan. 30) De Graafschap (Feb. 4) and Roda JC (Feb. 13) … scored a goal and added an assist against AZ Alkmaar (March 6) … scored in the following game against Willem II (March 13) …  recorded an assist in the final four games of the season against NEC Nijmegen (April 17), Excelsior Rotterdam (April 24), SC Heerenveen (May 1) and FC Twente (May 15) … recorded a goal against Excelsior Rotterdam (April 24) and a brace against FC Twente (May 15) … finished the season with 18 straight appearances … made four appearances, all starts, and scored one goal in UEFA Champions League Qualifying … scored against PAOK Thessaloniki (Aug. 4) in the second leg of the third round … made five appearances, including four starts, in the UEFA Champions League … made Champions League debut against Real Madrid (Sept. 15) … made four appearances, all starts, and recorded one assist in the Europa League after exiting the Champions League … recorded an assist against RSC Anderlecht (Feb 24).

2009-10 (AFC Ajax): Made 36 appearances, including 28 starts, scoring 17 goals and adding seven assists across all competitions … made 23 appearances, including 17 starts, scoring 10 goals and recording four assists in the Eredivisie …  scored first goal of the season against ADO Den Haag (Sept. 27) … scored once again against NEC Nijmegen (Dec. 11) … logged two assists against Roda JC (Feb. 3) … Recorded first multi-goal match with brace against Vitesse (Feb. 21) … scored a goal in four consecutive games against Sparta Rotterdam (March 7), PSV Eindhoven (March 14), RKC Waalwijk (March 21) and FC Groningen (March 28) … recorded two assists against RKC Waalwijk (March 21) … scored a brace against Heracles Almelo (April 18) … finished the Eredivisie season with 14 consecutive appearances … logged an assist against Slovan Bratislava (Aug. 20) in the first leg of the fourth round of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying and scored a goal in the second leg (Aug. 27) … made five appearances, all starts, in the UEFA Europa League … Made six appearances, including four starts, scoring six goals and adding two assists in the KNVB Cup … KNVB Cup Champion … recorded a goal and an assist in the semifinals against Go Ahead Eagles (March 25) … scored a brace, including the game-winner, in the first leg of the KNVB Cup Final against Feyenoord (April 25) … recorded a brace and an assist in the second leg against Feyenoord (May 6).

2008-09 (AFC Ajax): Made 16 appearances, including eight starts, scoring one goal and adding three assists across all competitions … made 10 appearances, including five starts, scoring one goal and adding three assists in the Eredivisie … made first appearances of the season against Vitesse (Sept. 28) … scored lone goal of the season against FC Twente (Nov. 1) … recorded an assist against NAC Breda (Dec. 12) …logged two assists against Heracles Almelo (Feb. 3) … made four appearances, including two starts, in the UEFA Cup … made debut in an international club tournament against Borac Cacak (Sept. 18).

2007-08 (AFC Ajax): Made 27 appearances, including 14 starts, scoring two goals and adding three assists across all competitions … made professional debut in a KNVB Cup match against Kozakken Boys (Sept. 26) … made three appearances, including one start in the KNVB Cup …  made 22 appearances, including 13 starts, scoring two goals and adding three assists in the Eredivisie … made Eredivisie debut against Sparta Rotterdam (Oct. 7), entering the match in the 84th minute, and scored the game-tying goal … made first start of the season against Roda JC Kerkrade (Nov. 4), pulling a 90-minute shift … scored second goal of the season against Feyenoord (Nov. 11) … recorded first assist against FC Twente (Dec. 27) … did not make consecutive appearances against PSV Eindhoven (Jan. 30) and Feyenoord Rotterdam (Feb. 3) after making 13 straight appearances … recorded consecutive assists against SBV Excelsior Rotterdam (March 2) and Willem II (March 16) … made four appearances in the Europa League playoffs.

International (Netherlands): Has earned six career caps, scoring two goals with the Netherlands national team … made senior national team debut in international friendly at Ukraine on Aug. 11, 2010 … registered a brace in international friendly at Indonesia on June 7, 2013 … made most recent international appearance in international friendly against Colombia on Nov. 19, 2013.

Personal: Born Jan. 28, 1989 in Aigle, Switzerland