How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 27, 2017
2017 (CHICAGO FIRE): Mihailovic carved out a role as the lone teenager on the Fire’s team, posting one goal and two assists in 17 games, seven of which were starts. His first career assist was a game-winner on 9/2 at MTL. He scored his first career goal in a 4-1 win at SJ on 9/27, and added an assist in the rout. Mihailovic started the Fire’s last four games as they closed out the regular season. MLS Cup Playoffs: Mihailovic started and played 65 minutes, but left the game after rupturing his right ACL. U.S. Open Cup: Played 33 minutes in the Fire’s first game of the tournament, a 1-0 win at St. Louis FC on 6/15.
YOUTH (CHICAGO FIRE): As a 16-year-old, Mihailovic was instrumental in the Fire’s 2015 Under-18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy National Championship run. Mihailovic scored a brace in the Fire’s 4-2 extratime win over the Montreal Impact in the semifinal round, then earned the start in the final as the Fire defeated Real Salt Lake Arizona by a score of 3-1, capturing the second USSDA national championship in club history. During the 2015-16 USSDA season, Mihailovic scored 12 goals in 19 games for the Fire. Thus far in the 2016-17 season, Mihailovic has scored nine goals in seven games, including three multi-goal games.