Jong Ajax (Eerste Divisie)
#5 | Defender
July 20, 2000 (Age: 20)
6' 1", 159 lbs (1.85 m, 72 kg)
A product of the youth academy at SC Heerenveen, Pierie would be promoted to the first team in 2017. He went on to play in 69 games for the Super Frisians and score two goals in the process.
The center-back's play for Heerenveen impressed Dutch Eredivisie powerhouse Ajax, leading the Amsterdamers to bring onto their team in 2019 following a four-million euro transfer. Pierie has so far played for Jong Ajax in the Eerste Divisie, appearing in 15 games and scoring a goal.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts as his father worked at Harvard Medical School, Pierie possesses a US passport. He also eligible to play for the Netherlands.
He has so far appeared in the youth setup for the Dutch. US Soccer has expressed interest in the past in bringing him into the squad.