Jaime Siaj

Jaime Siaj Romero (born 16 December 1995) is a Spanish-born Jordanian footballer who plays as a forward for the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the USL Championship.

Jaime Siaj
Personal information
Full name Jaime Siaj Romero
Date of birth (1995-12-16) December 16, 1995
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Number 32
Youth career
2011 ED Moratalaz
2012–2013 Real Madrid
2013–2014 Getafe
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Pfeiffer Falcons 69 (47)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Charlotte Eagles 13 (4)
2017 Charlotte Independence 18 (4)
2018 Oklahoma City Energy 23 (4)
2019– Tampa Bay Rowdies 11 (2)
National team
2018– Jordan 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 October 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018

Career

Youth and college

Siaj played three years of college soccer at Pfeiffer University between 2014 and 2016. He made a total of 69 appearances, scoring 47 goals and tallying 28 assists in his time at Pfeiffer.[1]

While at college, Siaj also appeared for Premier Development League side Charlotte Eagles in 2016.[2]

Professional

Charlotte Independence

On 17 January 2017, Siaj was selected in the third round (45th overall) in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft by Colorado Rapids.[3][4] On 12 April 2017, Siaj signed with Colorado's United Soccer League affiliate club Charlotte Independence.[5]

Oklahoma City Energy

On 6 February 2018, Siaj signed with OKC Energy FC for the 2018 season.[6]

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Siaj joined the Tampa Bay Rowdies on 4 February 2019. He had previously been on trial with the Rowdies during the 2017 Florida Cup.[7]

International

On 11 May 2018, Siaj was called-up to the Jordan senior team for two of the country’s friendly matches, the first on 20 May against Cyprus and the second against China on 26 May. Siaj is eligible to represent the national team due to his father’s Jordanian heritage.[8]

International goals

Scores and results list Jordan's goal tally first.[9]
NoDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.20 May 2018Amman International Stadium, Amman, Jordan Cyprus2–03–0Friendly

References

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