U.S. Soccer
Mix Diskerud
Men's National Team

Mix Diskerud

Midfielder Caps/Goals - 38/6
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    6-0 / 150

  • Hometown

    Oslo, Norway

  • Club

    New York City FC

Crafty, clever, and fleet of foot, Mix Diskerud brings a different element to the U.S. midfield. After three consecutive years of appearing in only one match per U.S. MNT campaign, Diskerud’s playmaking and attacking abilities in the midfield came to the forefront in 2013 as he appeared in 13 of the USA’s final 14 matches. The Norwegian-born Diskerud kick-started his career year with a CONCACAF Gold Cup title and played regularly during the final stretch of FIFA World Cup Qualifying as the U.S. secured a berth to the 2014 event in Brazil where he earned a spot on the 23-man roster. A regular starter for Rosenborg BK in the Norwegian Tippeligaen that won the championship in 2013, Diskerud moved to MLS after signing with expansion club New York City FC.

Career highlights:

  • A member of the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad
  • Helped the USA win the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, contributing his second-career goal during a 5-1 win against El Salvador on July 21 to advance to the semifinals.
  • Scored his first MNT goal in second-half stoppage time to lead the USA to a 2-2 draw against ninth-ranked Russia on Nov. 14, 2012
  • Won the Norwegian league title in 2013 with Rosenborg
  • Has made 19 appearances in European competition, including three in the UEFA Champions League

2015: Named to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster... Has played in six games for the MNT this year, starting five... Notched his first goal of 2015 and the sixth of his career on June 10 against Germany... 2014: Made the 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup … Scored a career-high three goals, making nine appearances … Scored the game-winner in the 2-0 win against Azerbaijan on May 27 in the first match of the Send-Off Series … Tallied the USA’s lone goal in the 1-1 draw on Oct. 10 against Ecuador …2013: Diskerud was a regular fixture for the second half of the year, starting six times in 13 appearances while scoring a goal in 714 minutes of play … Scored a second-half goal – the second of his career – as the USA topped El Salvador 5-1 on July 21 to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup … The Norwegian-born Diskerud became cap-tied with the U.S. MNT during the Gold Cup tournament … 2012: Appeared in one match, playing the final four minutes against Russia on Nov. 14 … Diskerud made the most of that short moment, scoring his first goal in second-half stoppage time as the USA earned a 2-2 draw against ninth-ranked Russia … 2011: Started and played the full 90 minutes in his one appearance, a 1-1 draw against Chile to open the year … 2010: First cap with the full national team came Nov. 17, 2010 against South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge Cup … Under-23s: Represented the U.S. during 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Under-20s: Represented the U-20s in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt … Played against Egypt on June 27, 2009 and scored the lone goal of the game …Debuted for the U-20s vs. Northern Ireland in 2008 … First Appearance: Nov. 17, 2010, vs. South Africa … First Goal: Nov. 14, 2012, vs. Russia

2014: Tallied four goals in 29 games for Rosenborg, which finished second in the Norwegian Tippeligaen … 2013: Signed a two-year contract extension with Rosenborg in February … Made 26 appearances and scored two goals for Rosenborg … 2012: Was loaned to KAA Gent of the Belgian Pro League in late January, playing in seven matches … Signed with Rosenborg in August … 2011: Scored three goals for Stabaek, including a brace on June 26 to pace his side to a 3-3 draw against Tromso … 2010: Started 30 games and scored for goals as he became a consistent starter in the midfield for Norwegian side Stabæk 2009: Made his debut with the first team of Stabæk … Spent much of the season as a late-game substitute … 2006: Played regularly with Stabæk's B team in the Norwegian Second Division … 2005: Signed with Stabæk’s junior team. 

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