Updated April 10, 2018
AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER: Has three seasons of MLS experience including two with New England after returning to the league during the Secondary Transfer Window in 2017...Acquired by Columbus Crew SC via the allocation ranking and traded to New England in exchange for TAM, GAM, and an international roster slot on Aug. 9, 2017…Career MLS regular season totals include 36 games played, 26 starts, 11 goals, and seven assists in 2,246 minutes of action… Owns one career postseason appearance, a start, and recorded a goal in 110 minutes played…Has played in two games thus far in 2018…In 2017, made six appearances, including three starts, and recorded one goal and one assist…In 2015, played in 28 regular season games with Sporting Kansas City, recording 10 goals and six assists…Scored one goal in only postseason appearance…Scored five goals with one assist in only four Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games, helping Sporting claim the 2015 Open Cup title.
2018: Has made two appearances this season and totaled 32 minutes of action…Missed one match on March 24 while with the Hungary National Team…(3/10) vs. COL: Played 20 minutes as a substitute in the home opener…(3/31) at HOU: Did not travel to the match after returning from international duty late in the week…(4/6) vs. MTL: Returned to the matchday squad and played 12 minutes as a substitute, recording one shot.
2017: Acquired by New England via a trade with Columbus Crew SC during the Secondary Transfer Window on Aug. 9…Made six appearances, with three starts, and recorded one goal and one assist…(9/2) vs. ORL: Made Revolution debut as a stoppage-time substitute…recorded first Revolution assist on second touch, a grounded cross to Teal Bunbury in 4-0 victory…(9/9) vs. MTL: Played eight minutes as a second-half substitute in 1-0 win…(9/16) at SKC: Made first start for Revolution…Issued red card in the 11th minute for violent conduct following a video review decision in 3-1 loss…(9/30) vs. ATL: Played 14 minutes as a second-half substitute in scoreless draw…(10/15) vs. NYC: Made second start for New England and recorded four shots in 69 minutes in 2-1 win…(10/22) at MTL: Made second consecutive start for first time with Revolution…Scored first Revolution goal in 3-2 win.
2015 (w/ Sporting Kansas City): Recorded 16 goals and seven assists across all competitions in first MLS campaign…Added one postseason goal…Started 23 of 28 appearances, scored 10 goals, and tallied six assists in league play...Named Etihad Airways MLS Player of the Month for May after recording three goals and two assists...Won 2015 AT&T Goal of the Year for stunning solo run and finish against the Portland Timbers on Oct. 3…Helped club win the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, contributing five goals and one assist in four starts…Scored in all four Open Cup appearances to become the fourth player since 1995 to score in four straight Open Cup matches in the same tournament…Scored the equalizing goal in Open Cup Final win against Philadelphia…(4/5) vs. PHI: Scored first MLS goal with a 94th minute game winner in a 3-2 comeback win…(4/18) at LA: Scored second goal in 2-1 loss…(4/25) at HOU: Scored for the third time in four games with the opening goal in a 4-4 draw…(5/20) vs. NE: Registered a brace and one assist in a 4-2 win…Earned MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week honors...(5/29) vs. DAL: Recorded a goal and an assist, also drawing an MLS season-high eight fouls in the match…Earned Team of the Week honors for the second consecutive week…(6/27) vs. COL: Scored game-winning goal in a 2-0 win…(7/12) at VAN: Recorded game-winning assist to Kevin Ellis in a 1-0 away win…(7/18) vs. MTL: Assisted Benny Feilhaber's goal in a 2-1 win...(8/8) at TOR: Netted game-winning goal in a 3-1 away win...(8/15) vs. VAN: Assisted the team's second goal to Dom Dwyer in a 4-3 win, helping Sporting KC come back from two goals behind after the 80th minute to complete one of the best comebacks in MLS history…(8/29) at COL: Assisted Dom Dwyer's goal in a 2-1 loss…(9/13) at ORL: Scored SKC's lone goal in a 3-1 loss…Won MLS Goal of the Week for Week 28…(10/3) at POR: Came off the bench and scored a stunning goal on an individual run in a 1-0 win, a strike that eventually won 2015 AT&T Goal of the Year…Postseason: (10/29) at POR: Started and played 120 minutes in penalty kick shootout loss after a 2-2 draw through regulation…Scored a spectacular go-ahead goal in extra time of his postseason debut.
CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Played 12 professional seasons in Qatar, Netherlands, Hungary, Greece, England, and one MLS campaign with Sporting Kansas City in 2015…Across all competitions, career totals include 205 appearances, 62 goals, and 43 assists in 13,348 minutes of action…Signed first professional contract with Hungarian top-flight side MTK Budapest at the age 15 in 2005…Recorded two goals in first season before breaking out in 2006-07 with 12 goals in 25 appearances…In July 2007, joined Liverpool FC of the English Premier League at age 18…Featured primarily for Liverpool Reserves…Was the 2007-08 English Premier Reserve League's top scorer with nine goals in 12 matches, leading Liverpool Reserves to the national championship…Scored the game-winning goal in the final…Spent the 2008-09 campaign on loan to Blackpool FC of the English Championship, making one appearance…In 2009-10, went on loan to Greek Superleague side AEK Athens, scoring three goals in 19 appearances…Made two appearances and recorded two assists for Athens in the 2009-10 UEFA Europa League group stage...Joined Greek powerhouse Olympiacos FC in August 2010…In 2010-11, made four Greek Superleague appearances for Olympiacos before going on loan to Olympiakos Volos, where he scored four goals in 10 appearances…Completed two more loan stints from Olympiacos in 2011-12, first making one appearance for MTK Budapest before joining Eredivisie side RKC Waalwijk for the remainder of the season…Recording four goals in 17 appearances with Waalwijk…Signed for Eredivisie side Rode JC Kerkrade ahead of the 2012-13 season…Spent two seasons with Roda, totaling 10 goals and six assists in 45 appearances…Signed with Sporting Kansas City in December 2014…After one season with Sporting, signed with Al-Ghafara SC of the Qatar Stars League…Scored 12 goals with five assists in 24 league appearances, including 22 starts.
NATIONAL TEAM (HUNGARY): Has 34 international caps and four goals for the Hungary Men's National Team…Starred for Hungary's U-17, U-19, U-20, and U-21 youth national teams…Earned a spot on Hungary's roster for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup…Led team to a third-place finish with three goals in six matches at the tournament, including two goals in extra time against Italy in the Quarterfinal…Made senior team debut on May 29, 2010 against Germany…Played five matches in Hungary's 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign…Scored first international goal for the senior team in a World Cup Qualifier win against Estonia on Sept. 10, 2013…Joined Hungary National Team in June 2015 for its UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying campaign…Played the second half of Hungary's 4-0 friendly win over Lithuania on June 5, 2015…Played 45 second-half minutes of a 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Finland on June 13, 2015…Was a second-half substitute as Hungary drew Romania 0-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Sept. 4, 2015…Made fourth start of international career in a 1-1 draw at Northern Ireland on Sept. 7, 2015…Earned 20th cap in a 2-1 win over the Faroe Islands on Oct. 8, 2015 as Hungary clinched a top-three finish in Group F…Played 90 minutes and scored two goals in a 4-3 loss at Greece on Oct. 11, 2015…Appeared in both legs of Hungary's 3-1 aggregate win against Finland in Euro 2016 playoff on Nov. 12 and Nov. 15, 2015…Made two appearances in the Euro 2016 Group Stage…Started and played 89 minutes in a 2-0 win against Austria on June 14, 2016…Played 19 minutes as a substitute in 3-3 draw with eventual champion Portugal on June 22, 2016…Appeared as a substitute in a pair of friendlies against Kazakhstan and Scotland in March 2018…Scored a stunning goal for his fourth international tally against Kazakhstan on March 23, 2018.
PERSONAL: Name is pronounced KRIS-tee-an NAY-meth.