Lee Nguyen

Lee Nguyen
Lee Nguyen
Lee Nguyen
Real Name: Lee Nguyen
HT: 5' 8" WT: 155
Age: 33 (10/07/1986)
Birthplace: Richardson, Texas
Hometown: McKinney, Texas


Acquired from the New England Revolution in exchange for $350,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) and $350,000 in Targeted Allocation Money on May 2, 2018. 



  • National Gatorade Boys Soccer High School Player of the Year: 2005 

  • Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year: 2005 

  • MLS’ 50 goal-50 assist club: 2018  



2018 (Los Angeles Football Club / New England Revolution):  

  • Traded to LAFC on deadline-day. 

  • Started 20 of 30 appearances across all competitions, scoring three goals and adding eight assists  in 2,236 minutes played. 

  • Made LAFC and season debut in the 1-1 draw vs. FC Dallas on May 5 as 74’ sub.  

  • Made first LAFC start in 2-1 loss at FC Dallas on June 2.  

  • Joined 50 goal-50 assist club during the 4-3 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on June 9.  

  • Started and added an assist in the Club’s first ever playoff game, a 3 – 2 loss to Real Salt Lake on November 1. 

2017 (New England Revolution): 

  • Appeared in 31 matches and started 30, logging 2,542 minutes. 

  • Scored 11 goals and added 15 assists. 

2016 (New England Revolution): 

  • Played and started 33 matches, logging 2,900 minutes. 

  • Assisted on 10 goals and scored six.  

  • Played and started 1 game in the MLS Cup playoffs.  

 2015 (New England Revolution):  

  • Appeared in 32 matches and started 31 of them, logging 2,706 minutes of playing time. 

  • Scored seven goals and contributed 10 assists. 

  • Appeared and started in five MLS Cup playoff matches, scoring two goals and adding five assists.  

2014 (New England Revolution): 

  • Appeared and started 32 matches. 

  • Scored 18 goals and added five assists. 

  • Appeared in two MLS Cup playoff matches, logging 210 minutes and contributing one assist. 

2013 (New England Revolution): 

  • Started 32 of 33 games played, logging a total of 2,838 minutes. 

  • Had four goals and seven regular season assists. 

 2012 (New England Revolution): 

  • Acquired by the Vancouver Whitecaps in Dec. 2011 but was waived and subsequently selected by the Revolution with the second overall pick in the MLS Waiver Draft on March 2, 2012. 

  • Appeared in 30 matches, starting 27, and logging 2,386 minutes. 

  • Finished with five goals and two regular season assists. 

2009 - 2011 (Hoang Ahn Gia, Vietnamese Super League): 

  • Appeared in 24 matches scoring 13 goals and contributing 16 assists. 

  • Signed to the MLS after suffering a foot injury during his final year in Vietnam in 2011. 

2008 – 2009 (Randers FC, Danish Superliga, Danish Top Division): 

  • Appeared in 23 matches, scoring twice. 

2006 – 2007 (PSV Eindhoven, Eredivisie, Dutch Top Division): 

  • Appeared in two matches. 



  • Made international debut for the USMNT Senior team in 2007 under Head Coach Bob Bradley. 

  • In all, has appeared in eight matches for the USMNT. 

  • Appeared in two Copa America matches in 2007. 


COLLEGE (Indiana University) 

2005 (Freshman):  

  • Big 10 Freshman of the Year 

  • Played in 22 matches, producing 5 goals and 12 assists 



  • Son of Pham and Michelle Nguyen.  

  • Is a dual citizen of the United States and Vietnam. 

  • Favorite Musical artist is Justin Beiber.  

  • Favorite video game is Fortnite.  

  • Is a chess master.  

  • Favorite foods are pho and ramen. 

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019Los Angeles FC231101170418717030
2018Los Angeles FC252031833521618141
2018New England Revolution00000000000
2017New England Revolution313011254215492325430
2016New England Revolution33336290010682936420
2015New England Revolution32317270610823040741
2014New England Revolution32321827505834149350
2013New England Revolution3332428387562263160
2012New England Revolution3027523862601831030
Career Totals-23921654191255843717627920302
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