According to the Associated Press on Thursday, FC Cincinnati has named Jaap Stam of Kampen, Netherlands as their new head coach. Stam is joining a professional soccer team in the United States for the first time.

As a player, Stam played 16 seasons of professional soccer in Europe. He was with FC Zwolle in the Netherlands from 1992 to 1993, SC Cambuur in the Netherlands from 1993 to 1995, Willem II in the Netherlands from 1995 to 1996, PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands from 1996 to 1998, Manchester United in the English Premier League from 1998 to 2001, Lazio in Italy’s Serie A from 2001 to 2004, A.C. Milan in Italy from 2004 to 2006 and Ajax in the Netherlands from 2006 to 2007.