- Position: Defender
- Date of Birth: 7/19/1995
- Pro Team: Anderlecht
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 180
- Caps: 21
- Goals: 1
Matt Miazga made the move from the New York Red Bulls to Chelsea, spending time on loan to clubs in the Netherlands, France, and England. He showed quickly the kind of form that’s made him part of the USMNT’s plans.
A member of several strong New York Red Bulls teams, Miazga quickly emerged as one of the best young forwards in MLS. By the 2015 season he was a regular in New York’s starting lineup. That led to signing with Chelsea at the end of the season. Miazga spent two seasons on loan to Vitesse Arnhem in the Eredivisie and half a season with Nantes in Ligue 1 and then Reading in the Championship. Miazga moved to Anderlecht for the 2020-21 season.
At National Team level, Miazga had plenty of experience with the USMNT youth teams before winning his first senior cap in 2015. Miazga made regular appearances with the USMNT in 2018.
USMNT Highlights2021: Started against Northern Ireland on Mar 28. Subbed on against Honduras in the Nations League semifinal on Jun 3.
2020: Started against Wales on Nov 12 and Panama on Nov 16.
2019: Started against Jamaica on Jun 5. Named to the Gold Cup roster. Started against Venezuela on Jun 9. Started against Panama on Jun 26 and Jamaica on Jul 3. Started against Mexico in the 2019 Gold Cup final. Started against Cuba in the Nations League on Oct 11.
2018: Made seven appearances with the national team.
2017: Scored his first goal for the USMNT against Nicaragua on July 15 as part of the Gold Cup squad.
2016: Had one appearance with the squad.
2015: Debuted with the USMNT.
Professional Highlights2020-21: Joined Anderlecht on loan, finishing 4th.
2019-20: On loan to Reading finishing 14th in the Championship.
2018-19: Loaned to Nantes in Ligue 1 playing in eight games. Moved to Reading on loan in January playing in 18 games.
2017-18: Played in 32 games with Vitesse.
2016-17: Played in 23 league games on loan to Vitesse Arnhem.
2015-16: Moved to Chelsea playing twice in the Premier League.
2015: Had 26 appearances for the Red Bulls, winning the Supporters’ Shield.
2014: Played in seven games for New York.
2013: Signed with the Red Bulls as a homegrown player, making one appearance.
Youth Soccer: Played for Clifton High School in New Jersey and was a member of the Red Bulls academy.