Francisco Calvo

Francisco Calvo
Francisco Calvo
Francisco Calvo
Real Name: Francisco Calvo
HT: 5' 11" WT: 170
Age: 27 (07/08/1992)
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Hometown: San José, Costa Rica

How he joined the club: Acquired from Minnesota United FC in exchange for $400,000 in Allocation Money.

2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Recorded a start on July 13 in the Fire's 2-1 loss to FC Cincinnati ... Recorded a start on July 6 in a 1-0 loss against Sporting Kansas City ... Scored his second goal of the season, contributing to the Fire's 5-1 rout of Atlanta United FC on July 3 ... Recorded his seventh appearance for the Fire on June 1 in a 2-0 loss against Atlanta United FC ... Scored his first goal with the Chicago Fire on May 29 in a 3-3 draw against D.C. United ... Recorded his fifth straight appearance for the Fire on May 25 in a 1-1 draw against New York City FC ... Recorded his second appearance and home debut with the Club on May 8 in a 5-0 win against the New England Revolution, where he played the full 90 minutes of the match ... Made his debut on May 4 in a 0-0 draw against Los Angeles FC, just one day after being acquired from Minnesota United FC.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Calvo, 26, joins the Fire with 240 professional appearances (232 starts) at the senior level … Originally began his professional career with C.S. Herediano in the Costa Rica first division in 2011, before spending time with Perez Zeledon, Danish champions Nordsjælland, Santos de Guapiles and Deportivo Saprissa during a six-year span … He has made 60 appearances (60 starts) in MLS since joining Minnesota United FC ahead of the 2017 campaign … Calvo, who captained the Loons for each of its first three seasons in MLS, was the first Minnesota United player to be named to an MLS All-Star roster (2018) … Named to the 2018 Concacaf Best XI.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER (COSTA RICA): Recorded an appearance in Costa Rica's 2-1 loss to Haiti on June 24 ... Named to Costa Rica's roster for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup ... Calvo has earned 46 caps for Costa Rica since making his senior team debut in 2011 … During the 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup, he started in five straight matches for Costa Rica, helping to lead the team to a semifinal appearance against the U.S. Men’s National Team … The defender also featured in two matches for his home country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, starting and playing the full 90 minutes against Serbia before notching an appearance against Brazil in the Ticos’ second match of the tournament.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019Chicago Fire11102911117310110
2019Minnesota United771629011512031
2018Minnesota United262622339326640391
2017Minnesota United272722430122628050
Career Totals-71707630957620904182
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