Marco Pappa

Marco Pappa
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Midfielder
  • Seattle Sounders FC
  • 5' 10"
  • 155 lbs.
  • 11-15-1987
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Played for SC Heerenveen of the Dutch Eredivisie in the 2012/13 season
  • Scored 26 goals with 16 assists in 112 appearances for the Chicago Fire
  • Capped 30 times by the Guatemalan National Team
  • Sporting Director Chris Henderson: “Marco is a proven and established player who has been very productive in this league. He has the technical quality to create chances for himself and his teammates at any moment, and is a high-character guy who brings excitement and quality to our midfield.”

MLS Experience

2012: Started 20 of 22 matches, logging 1,615 minutes in his final season with the Fire. Scored six goals with five assists. Scored in back-to-back games twice: vs. SEA (4/28) and at CHV (5/4) as well as vs. CLB (6/23) and at KC (6/29). Tied career-high with three game-winning goals and set career-high with two game-winning assists. 2011: Appeared in 29 matches, starting 27. Finished second behind Dominic Oduro and set a career-high with eight goals, adding two assists. Scored first career hat trick against Real Salt Lake (9/28), becoming the fifth player in Chicago history to record a hat trick. Appeared in four U.S. Open Cup matches, logging 366 minutes in the team’s run to the 2011 final. Started two international friendlies against Manchester United (7/23) and Chivas de Guadalajara (9/14). 2010: Appeared in 25 matches, winning the team’s Golden Boot award with seven goals and finishing second on the team with five assists. Won 2010 MLS Goal of the Year for his one-time half volley in a 2-1 loss vs. SJ on 4/10. Was voted a starter and made his first career MLS All-Star appearance as the team fell, 5-2, to Manchester United in Houston. Scored brace in 2-2 draw vs. COL (6/9). Recorded three game-winning goals: 2-0 win at DC (4/17), 2-1 win vs. PHI (6/5) and 1-0 win at NE (6/27). Appeared in all three matches in the Superliga, providing the game-winning assist in the 1-0 win vs. Pumas UNAM (7/20). Played the full 120 minutes during the scoreless draw vs. Charleston Battery in U.S. Open Cup. Appeared in all three friendlies, starting in 1-0 losses to Paris Saint Germain (5/19) and A.C. Milan (5/30). 2009: Started 28 of his 30 appearance in first full season with the Fire, recording five goals and four assists on the season. Appeared in five Superliga games as the Fire progressed to the final of the international tournament. Registered 23 minutes in the friendly vs. Club America (4/29). 2008: Played in six matches, starting in three after joining the Fire on loan from CSD Municipal (7/30).

Other Professional Experience

2012-13: Played in 11 matches in his first season with SC Heerenveen of the Dutch Eredivisie. Made one start and recorded two assists. Appeared in eight matches for the team’s reserve squad in the Beloften Divisie A, scoring one goal and starting seven matches. 2004-08: Joined Guatemalan side CSD Municipal in 2004 at the age of 16. Played for the club until being loaned to the Fire in July 2008. Made his professional debut in a domestic league match in August 2006 against Guatemalan club Deportivo Pepata. First professional goal came against the Nicaraguan club Real Madriz during the 2006 UNCAF tournament.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Seattle Sounders FC 21 18 3 1443 2 49 15 23 1 2 0
2012 Chicago Fire 22 20 6 1615 5 69 21 28 3 5 0
2011 Chicago Fire 29 27 8 2324 2 92 41 42 12 2 0
2010 Chicago Fire 25 23 7 1961 5 57 26 20 10 2 0
2009 Chicago Fire 30 28 5 2314 4 60 29 28 5 2 0
2008 Chicago Fire 6 3 0 217 0 9 4 5 1 2 0
Career Totals 133 119 29 9874 18 336 134 146 32 15 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 21 18 3 1443 2 49 15 23 1 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 22 20 6 1615 5 69 21 28 3 5 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 29 27 8 2324 2 92 41 42 12 2 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 25 23 7 1961 5 57 26 20 10 2 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 3 3 0 240 1 10 7 1 1 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 30 28 5 2314 4 60 29 28 5 2 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 6 3 0 217 0 9 4 5 1 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
8/24/2014 SEA @ POR W 4-2 Started 63 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
8/20/2014 SJ @ SEA T 1-1 Started 78 0 0 6 1 2 0 0 0
8/16/2014 SEA @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 HOU @ SEA W 0-2 Started 89 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 0
8/2/2014 SEA @ SJ L 0-1 Started 65 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
7/28/2014 LA @ SEA L 3-0 Started 65 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0
7/13/2014 POR @ SEA W 0-2 Started 87 1 0 5 2 0 2 0 0
7/5/2014 SEA @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 4 1 1 4 0 0
6/28/2014 SEA @ DC W 1-0 Started 72 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
6/7/2014 SEA @ CHI W 3-2 Started 79 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 0
5/31/2014 RSL @ SEA W 0-4 Started 90 1 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
5/24/2014 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 0
5/17/2014 SJ @ SEA W 0-1 Started 87 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
5/11/2014 SEA @ NE L 0-5 Started 74 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/7/2014 DAL @ SEA W 1-2 Started 74 0 0 5 2 1 2 1 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA W 1-2 Subbed On 39 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
4/26/2014 COL @ SEA W 1-4 Started 69 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
4/19/2014 SEA @ CHV W 2-1 Started 67 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
4/12/2014 SEA @ DAL W 3-2 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 SEA @ POR T 4-4 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2014 SEA @ MTL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 TOR @ SEA L 2-1 Started 64 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
3/8/2014 KC @ SEA W 0-1 Started 57 0 0 3 1 0 3 0 0
10/27/2012 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 MTL @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2012 CHI @ TOR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 CHI @ DC L 2-4 Started 74 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0
8/18/2012 NE @ CHI W 1-2 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI W 3-1 Started 62 0 1 3 1 1 1 0 0
8/4/2012 TOR @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 7 3 1 1 0 0
7/28/2012 CHI @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 CHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
7/14/2012 VAN @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 LA @ CHI L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 0
7/3/2012 CHI @ HOU T 0-0 Started 72 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC W 1-0 Started 64 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 3 1 1 3 0 0
6/17/2012 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Started 85 0 0 4 0 2 4 0 0
6/2/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/23/2012 DAL @ CHI W 1-2 Started 89 1 1 4 2 4 4 1 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 5 2 2 2 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 6 2 1 1 0 0
5/9/2012 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 0
5/4/2012 CHI @ CHV W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 5 2 0 1 0 0
4/28/2012 SEA @ CHI L 2-1 Subbed On 29 1 0 3 1 0 1 1 0
4/21/2012 CHI @ TOR W 3-2 Started 65 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
4/15/2012 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 66 0 0 3 1 2 3 1 0
4/1/2012 CHI @ COL L 0-2 Started 78 0 0 5 2 2 2 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI W 0-1 Started 89 0 1 3 0 2 2 0 0
3/17/2012 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Started 62 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI W 2-3 Started 89 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0
10/15/2011 CHI @ DC W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 8 3 0 1 0 0
10/12/2011 DAL @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CHI @ RSL W 3-0 Started 90 3 0 4 3 1 2 0 0
9/25/2011 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI W 2-3 Started 80 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
9/10/2011 CHI @ SJ L 0-2 Started 72 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
8/21/2011 TOR @ CHI W 0-2 Started 73 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 0
8/18/2011 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Started 86 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHI @ NY T 2-2 Started 73 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2011 CHI @ VAN L 2-4 Started 56 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 6 4 2 1 0 0
7/9/2011 CHI @ LA L 1-2 Started 82 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Started 64 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
6/26/2011 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Started 82 1 0 5 3 2 1 0 0
6/22/2011 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Subbed On 20 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CHI @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 SEA @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 SJ @ CHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0
5/14/2011 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 4 2 2 2 0 0
5/7/2011 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 2 2 3 3 0 0
4/23/2011 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 3 1 0 0
4/17/2011 LA @ CHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 5 1 4 1 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR L 2-4 Started 90 1 0 3 1 6 3 0 0
4/9/2011 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI W 2-3 Started 90 1 1 5 2 3 2 0 0
3/19/2011 CHI @ DAL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 4 2 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV W 4-1 Started 90 0 1 4 3 1 0 0 0
10/16/2010 DC @ CHI T 0-0 Started 45 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
10/12/2010 KC @ CHI L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2010 CLB @ CHI W 0-2 Started 83 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
10/2/2010 CHI @ DAL L 0-3 Subbed On 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2010 CHI @ SJ W 3-0 Started 61 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 SEA @ CHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 4 3 2 0 1 0
9/18/2010 CHI @ RSL L 0-1 Started 85 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
9/11/2010 CHI @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2010 TOR @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 LA @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHI @ HOU L 3-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/18/2010 NE @ CHI W 1-2 Started 89 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0
8/8/2010 NY @ CHI T 0-0 Started 89 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
8/1/2010 CHI @ LA W 3-2 Started 58 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
7/8/2010 RSL @ CHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
7/3/2010 CHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
6/27/2010 CHI @ NE W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 0
6/9/2010 COL @ CHI T 2-2 Started 90 2 0 5 3 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 PHI @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 4 3 0 1 0 0
5/27/2010 DAL @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/15/2010 CHI @ KC T 2-2 Started 84 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0
5/8/2010 CHI @ TOR L 1-4 Started 51 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/1/2010 CHV @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 HOU @ CHI W 0-2 Started 89 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/17/2010 CHI @ DC W 2-0 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 2 0 0
4/10/2010 SJ @ CHI L 2-1 Started 90 1 0 7 1 1 2 0 0
4/3/2010 CHI @ COL T 2-2 Started 89 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 0
3/27/2010 CHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves