Jermaine Jones (pictured) has appeared in both of the USA's opening two games in the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. (Photo: Victor Straffon/Straffon Images)
CARSON, California -- The LA Galaxy announced Wednesday the signing of United States international Jermaine Jones.
The 35-year-old midfielder spent the 2016 season with the Colorado Rapids, scoring three goals in 13 regular- and post-season games.
“Jermaine is a winner who has experience in MLS and playing against the highest competition in the world,” said LA Galaxy Head Coach Curt Onalfo. “He has a relentless engine on the field and we are confident that he will strengthen our midfield. We look forward to him joining the Galaxy as we prepare for the upcoming season."
Prior to joining Colorado, Jones scored three goals in 34 regular and post-season Major League Soccer games with the New England Revolution
He has earned the first of his 67 caps for the U.S. in a 2-2 draw with Poland on October 9, 2010, going on to compete in the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup (6 games/1 goal), the 2014 FIFA World Cup (4/1) and the 2016 Copa America Centenario (5/1). In 2001, he represented Germany in the 2001 FIFA U-20 World Cup (4/0).
His club career has also seen him play for Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) Schalke 04 (Germany), Blackburn Rovers (England) and Besiktas (Turkey).