Álvaro Fernández

Álvaro Fernández
Álvaro Fernández
Álvaro Fernández
Real Name: Álvaro Fernández
HT: 6' 1" WT: 159
Age: 31 (10/11/1985)
Birthplace: Soriano, Uruguay

How Acquired: Signed by Seattle Sounders on July 28, 2016.

Previous Clubs:
Atenas (Uruguay, 2006), Montevideo Wanderers (Uruguay, 2007-08), Puebla (Mexico, 2008), Nacional (Uruguay, 2008-09), Vitoria Setubal (Portugal, 2009-10), Universidad de Chile (Chile; on loan from Nacional, 2010)

MLS Experience:

  • 2011: Emerged as an offensive weapon, finishing second on the team with 9 goals. 29 appearances and 23 starts. Scored two goals in 3-0 win vs. DC (9/17).  Equalizing goal in 91st minute of 1-1 draw at PHI (4/16). Scored goal and named to MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week vs. POR (5/14). Scored lone goal in CCL win at CF Monterrey (8/23). Altogether, scored 11 goals and 5 assists in 39 appearances across all competitions.
  • 2010: Started 4 of 12 appearances, scoring two goals with one assist. Scored two goals on four shots, including the game-winner at Kansas City (10/9) and also scored in his home debut vs. HOU (8/8). Made MLS debut at SJ (7/31), just days after signing with the club, and made first start at CHV (8/14). Sent the club to the group stage of CONCACAF Champions League with his game-tying goal at Metapan (8/3). Appeared in 23 games with 10 starts in all competitions, logging 1066 minutes.

Other Professional Experience:

  • 2010: Played for Chile’s Universidad while on loan from Nacional. Appeared in 11 games with nine starts and one goal. Universidad, located in Santiago,   finished second in the Primera Division.
  • 2008-09: Started 12 matches for Mexico’s Puebla before signing with Uruguay’s Nacional. Made one start for Nacional in 2008 and made nine appearances with eight starts and three goals in 2009.
  • 2006-07: Began his professional career with Montevideo Wanderers. Appeared in 43 games over three    seasons, making 40 starts with three goals.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017Seattle Sounders FC4201780214010
2016Seattle Sounders FC10815301528400
2012Chicago Fire1312294311634100
2012Seattle Sounders FC14112920213412321
2011Seattle Sounders FC2923918490422116630
2010Seattle Sounders FC12424751436200
Career Totals-826016489558234501661
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