Chicago Fire, Orr Barouch Mutually Agree To Part Ways

Club agrees to mutual contract termination with Israeli youth international

CHICAGO (June 11, 2014) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Wednesday that the club and forward Orr Barouch have mutually agreed to part ways.

The Israeli youth international returned to the Fire prior to the start of the 2014 season after spending the previous year on loan with Israeli Premier League side Bnei Yehuda. Barouch was placed on the Disabled List on March 7 while recovering from a broken foot and was removed on May 3.

Barouch started two of his four reserve appearances this season, scoring three goals in 256 minutes.

Barouch joined the Men in Red on loan from Mexican Primera side Tigres UANL on March 10, 2011 and the Fire purchased his rights on Dec. 5, 2011. In 37 regular season appearances for the Fire, Barouch started three matches, scoring two goals and tallying two assists. Barouch also led the team in scoring with three goals during the side’s run to the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final.

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Orr Barouch
Forward
6'2"
190lbs.
November 29, 1991
Haifa, Israel
Los Angeles, CA
June 11, 2014