Player Details


Roy Miller


6' 2"


165 lbs

Date of Birth

11.24.1984 (36)


San Jose, Costa Rica



Player Category

2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season


Career Summary


2014: Made 23 regular season appearances including 22 starts, contributing three assists. Came on as a substitute for Jonny Steele in the 64th minute of the Red Bulls regular season opener on March 8 at Vancouver. Made 100th appearance for New York against Chivas on March 30. Played the full 90 minutes on April 16 vs. Philadelphia and assisted on Henry’s goal in the 57th minute. Played the full 90 minutes on April 23 vs. Houston and assisted on Wright-Phillips’ goal in the 24th minute. Departed for World Cup duty in June, played the full 90 minutes in Costa Rica’s 0-0 draw with England in their last game of the group stage. Rejoined the team  in July, made return to the pitch against Arsenal on July 26 and played 45 minutes. Recorded his third assist of the season on September 20 in a 4-1 win over Seattle… Playoffs: Started first three playoff games for New York, played 90 minutes in first two matches being shown a red card in New York’s 2-1 loss in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at RFK Stadium. Was unavailable for both games against New England due to Red Card-ban and card accumulation… Champions League: Played 90 minutes on August 26 against C.D. FAS in New York’s opening CCL Game. 

2013: Appeared in 17 games, making 16 starts while splitting time at left back, and notched one assist … Started season-opening 3-3 tie at Portland on March 3 … Delivered a low cross to set up Tim Cahill’s opening goal in 2-1 win at Toronto on April 27 … Missed final eight games of the regular season due to an Achilles injury … Playoffs: Did not appear … Returned from injury to be an unused substitute for the  2-1 overtime loss vs. Houston in the second leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Nov. 6 … U.S. Open Cup: Played all 90 minutes at left back in 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29 … MLS Reserve League: Started two reserve matches, playing 90 minutes each time.

2012: Tallied a career-high six assists in 24 appearances … Missed four consecutive games in September due to groin strain … Recorded own goal in 1-1 tie against D.C. United in first leg of Eastern Conference semifinals … Played primarily as a left back … Was on international duty with Costa Rica from late May to June 12.

2011: Played in 30 games, logging 2,699 minutes and registering three assists … Was called into Costa Rica national team for 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup … Picked up first assist of season on Luke Rodgers’ game-tying goal on May 25 vs. Colorado … Assisted on Rodgers’ goal in 1-1 draw on May 28 at Vancouver … Earned assist on Joel Lindpere’s first goal on July 2 at San Jose … Provided cross that led to own goal in 84th minute against Arsenal on July 31 in Emirates Cup, the goal that gave New York the tournament victory … Missed four matches from Sept. 10-24 with right adductor strain.

2010: Appeared in 25 matches for the Red Bulls in his first season in Major League Soccer, starting 21 … Appeared mostly at left back but occasionally in midfield … Picked up assist in 3-2 loss on May 29 at New England, a match in which he was also sent off … Registered assist in 2-2 tie against FC Dallas on Sept. 16 … Made MLS debut against the Chicago Fire on March 27, playing a full 90 minutes.

2009: Was on loan from Rosenborg to Swedish Allsvenskan (First Division) club Orgryte since July 28, 2009 … Appeared in 14 games … Played in three games for Rosenborg before being loaned out, scoring one goal.

2008: Joined Rosenborg and was a starter, but knee injury limited his time on the field … Played in 14 games.

2005-08: Featured in 45 matches with Norway’s Bodo/Glimt, scoring six goals.

2001-05: Started career at Costa Rican club Cartagines, playing 34 matches.


Costa Rica international (42 caps, 1 goal) … Appeared in six games for Costa Rica in 2013, including World Cup qualifiers and the Gold Cup, and scored his first career international goal in a 1-0 win vs. Honduras in World Cup qualifying on June 7 … He also played in the infamous ‘Snow Game’ in qualifying against the United States on March 22, a 1-0 Costa Rica loss … Helped Costa Rica reach a qualification playoff for the 2010 World Cup against Uruguay, but the Ticos fell by a single goal … Helped Costa Rica qualify for the 2006 World Cup but was not named to the final roster … Made his senior international debut in 2005 … Competed in the Gold Cup in 2005 and 2013 and the Copa Centroamericana in 2011 … Represented Costa Rica at the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.


Enjoys watching television and hanging out with his son, Nicolai … Favorite band is The Roots … Favorite soccer memory is playing in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup with Costa Rica … Lists Rivaldo as favorite soccer player.


Signed on Jan. 8, 2010.