Quaker Journeys: How Gonzalo Segares found his way from Saprissa to the Chicago Fire
There are few Fire players in Fire history that have held career longevity at a position the way veteran Gonzalo Segares has. Since being selected in the third round of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, Segares has been the club's mainstay left back for nine seasons.
The kicker? He was actually a forward growing up.
In this edition of Quaker Journeys, we trace Segares' path from when he started playing soccer, his rise in the youth ranks of Costa Rican giants Saprissa, venture to the United States to attend Virginia Commonwealth University and his long tenure with the Men in Red.