2019 (Philadelphia): Monteiro has made 16 appearances (14 starts) for Philadelphia, with 12 at central midfield and four at central attacking midfield ... has recorded four goals and a team-leading seven assists ... came on as a substitute for his club and league debut at FC Cincinnati (March 30), helping close out a 2-0 win ... made his first start for the Union at LA Galaxy (April 13) ... scored from the penalty spot
during a start at central attacking midfield vs. Montreal (April 20) ... notched his first MLS assist on Kacper Przybylko's game-tying goal at Vancouver (April 27) ... contributed the game-winning assist in the 6-1 victory over New England (May 4) ... scored the game-winning goal
at Toronto (May 11) and was named to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 11 ... registered his third assist of the campaign on Sergio Santos's goal vs. Colorado (May 29) ... converted from the spot for his third goal of the season
, at Minnesota (June 2) ... opened the scoring
for the Union in the club's comeback win vs. the Red Bulls (June 8), his fourth goal of the year ... contributed his first multi-assist game in MLS with two helpers at NYCFC (June 29) ... repeated the feat with two more helpers at Orlando (July 3), taking over the team lead in the category ... missed the stretch of matches from vs Orlando (July 7) through vs. Chicago (July 20) with a left high ankle sprain ... made one appearance in the Open Cup, starting the Fourth Round match at D.C. United (June 12) and recording an assist on Anthony Fontana's goal.
2018-19 (FC Metz): Monteiro began the year with French Ligue 2 side FC Metz, making three appearances, leaving the club on loan midway through the French season.
2017-18 (Heracles Almelo): The midfielder once again played in the Dutch topflight after joining Heracles Almelo. He appeared 34 times in league play, scoring four goals and registering three assists.
2016-17 (SC Cambuur-Leeuwarden): In the second division, Monteiro appeared 36 times, recording four goals and three assists.
2015-16 (SC Cambuur-Leeuwarden): Beginning his senior career in the Eredivisie, the Dutch first division, Monteiro made 20 appearances in league play, scoring two goals and assisting on one.
Monteiro has earned five caps for Cape Verde, the country of his parents’ heritage. He debuted in Africa Cup of Nations qualification in 2016.
Philadelphia Union acquire midfielder Jamiro Monteiro on loan with options to both extend and buy on March 5, 2019.
Name: Jamiro Monteiro (pronounced: Juh-MEER-o Mahn-TEHR-o)
Born: November 23, 1993 in Rotterdam, Netherlands
Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Citizenship: Netherlands, Cape Verde
Acquired: Philadelphia Union acquire midfielder Jamiro Monteiro on loan with options to both extend and buy on March 5, 2019
Previous Experience: Cambuur (2015-2017), Heracles Almelo (2017-2018), FC Metz (2018-)