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Ready or not, the 2023 MLS season kicks off on Feb. 25 with a full slate of Matchday 1 fixtures – all of which you can watch for free on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV this weekend.
2023 (CHICAGO FIRE): Recorded his first career Major League Soccer victory in the 3-2 victory over Inter Miami CF on March 25 at DRV PNK Stadium... Recorded 90 minutes of action in the 3-3 draw against FC Cincinnati on March 18 at Soldier Field...
2022 (CHICAGO FIRE): Made his MLS debut and played 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against New England Revolution on Oct. 9 at SeatGeek Stadium...
2022 (CHICAGO FIRE II): Earned a shutout in the 2-0 win against FC Cincinnati 2 on Sept. 10 at NKU Soccer Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the 3-1 loss to the Columbus Crew 2 on Sept. 3 at Lower.com Field...Played 90 minutes in the 2-1 win against Toronto FC II on Aug. 25 at SeatGeek Stadium...Played 90 minutes and earned a shutout in the 5-0 win against NYCFC II on Aug. 20 at SeatGeek Stadium..Played 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to the New England Revolution II on Aug. 14 at Gillette Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the 2-1 loss to St. Louis CITY2 on Aug. 6 at Ralph Korte Stadium...Came back after international duty and recorded two saves, a clean sheet, and a 3-0 shutout victory over FC Cincinnati on July 10, 2022 at NKU Stadium...Made six saves in 3-1 victory over FC Cincinnati 2 on May 15, 2022 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and recorded 4 saves against in a PK loss to Minnesota United FC II on May 8, 2022... Played 90 minutes in the 0-0 draw (5-6 in shootout) against Rochester NY FC on April 10 at SeatGeek Stadium...Played the full 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to Columbus Crew 2 on April 3 at SeatGeek Stadium.
2020 (FORWARD MADISON): Played the 2020 season on loan with Chicago Fire FC affiliate Forward Madison in Madison, Wis. Brady started and featured in eight of the team's 16 games, earning the starting spot halfway through the season and earning three clean sheets.
How he joined the Club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on March 24, 2020.
A native of Naperville, Ill., Brady joined the Chicago Fire Academy in 2017 after playing for Roadrunners Soccer Club and has since featured at the U-14, U-15, U-16 and U-17 levels while training under Academy goalkeeper coach Igor Dimov. Throughout his four seasons with the Fire Academy, Brady made 48 appearances (48 starts) while competing in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) league.
Brady earned his first international call-up to the U-15 U.S. Boys’ National Team during the 2019 season, participating in the team’s domestic training camp in Carson, Calif.