Aleksandar Katai

Aleksandar Katai
Aleksandar Katai
Aleksandar Katai
Midfielder
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Real Name: Aleksandar Katai
HT: 6' 0" WT: 155
International
Designated Player
Age: 28 (02/06/1991)
Hometown: Srbobran, Serbia

How he joined the club: Acquired on loan from La Liga side Deportivo Alaves on Feb. 6, 2018 … Signed with the Fire as a Designated Player on July 11, 2018.

2019(CHICAGO FIRE): Made his season debut as a starter on March 2 in a 2-1 loss against the LA Galaxy ... Made his second start of the season on March 9 in a 1-1 draw against Orlando City

2018 (CHICAGO FIRE): Started in 27 games in his first season with the Fire … Led the team in games played (33), minutes played (2,428), shots (97) and shots on goal (41) … Ranked second on the team in goals scored (12), recording double-digit goals in his first MLS season … Scored his first goal with the Fire in the Club’s home opener against SKC on March 10.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Katai joined the Chicago Fire Soccer Club with 40 goals in 140 appearances over the course of a nine-year club career … He started his career in 2009 with Serbian SuperLiga side FK Vojvodina’s youth squad and was promoted to first team later in the season … He was loaned to Greek first-division side Olympiacos on June 24, 2011 … Loaned to Plantanias in 2013 … Scored eight goals and recorded six assists during his time at Plantanias … Signed to Red Star Belgrade in 2014 and remained there until the 2016-17 season … Signed a three-year contract with La Liga side Deportivo Alaves on Aug. 31, 2016 … Loaned to the Chicago Fire on Feb. 6, 2018 … Acquired by the Fire on a permanent basis on July 11, 2018 through the 2019 season.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Member of the Serbian Men’s National Team in 2015 and 2016 … Made his senior international debut on Nov. 13, 2015 … Recorded overall six appearances, including four appearances during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Chicago Fire2201580524200
2018Chicago Fire332712242859741391760
Career Totals-3529122586510243431960
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