Player Details


Chris Mueller


5' 9"


163 lbs

Date of Birth

8.29.1996 (27)


Schaumburg, IL, USA



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Career Summary

2024 (CHICAGO FIRE): So far this season, Mueller has appeared in two matches (no starts) for Chicago Fire FC, totaling 35 minutes played. Mueller made his first appearance of the season as a substitute against FC Cincinnati on March 4 at Soldier Field.

2023 (CHICAGO FIRE): In his second season with his boyhood club, Mueller recorded 10 appearances (8 starts) with Chicago Fire FC. In his 10 appearances, Mueller recorded two goals and two assists before suffering a season-ending injury. Mueller returns to the Fire after he underwent a successful arthroscopic surgical procedure on his right hip that kept him sidelined for the majority of the 2023 season.

2022 (CHICAGO FIRE): Played 89 minutes in the 1-1 draw against New England Revolution on Oct. 9 at SeatGeek Stadium...Played 90 minutes and recorded an assist in the 3-2 win over FC Cincinnati on Oct. 1 at TQL Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the 3-2 loss to Charlotte FC on Sept. 17 at Soldier Field...Assisted on Xherdan Shaqiri’s goal and played 81 minutes in the 3-1 win against Inter Miami CF on Sept. 10 at SeatGeek Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the scoreless tie with the Columbus Crew on Sept. 3 at Field...Started and played 71 minutes of the 0-0 tie with the New England Revolution on Aug. 31 at Gillette Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the 2-0 loss against CF Montreal on Aug. 27 at Soldier Field...Played 78 minutes in the 2-0 loss against NYCFC on Aug. 21 at SeatGeek Stadium...Scored his fourth goal of the season and played 90 minutes in the 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Aug. 13 at Subaru Park...Played 87 minutes in the 3-2 win over Charlotte FC on August 6 at Bank of America Stadium...Played 87 minutes in the 0-0 tie with Atlanta United on July 30 at Soldier Field...Played 94 minutes and picked up his third goal of the season and an assist in the 3-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC on July 23 at BC Place...Started and played played 60 minutes in the 1-0 win against Seattle Sounders on July 16 at Soldier Field… Started and played 76 minutes, registering the assist on Jhon Durán’s first goal in the 2-0 win against Toronto FC on July 13 at Soldier Field...Played 90 minutes, scored his second MLS goal of the season and registered an assist on Rafael Czichos’s goal in the 3-2 loss to the Columbus Crew on July 9 at Soldier Field...Played 90 minutes in the 2-1 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 3 at PayPal Park...Played 90 minutes in the 2-0 loss against the Houston Dynamo on June 25 at PNC Stadium...Played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win against D.C. United on June 18 at Soldier Field...Played 90 minutes in the 3-2 loss against Toronto FC on May 28 at BMO Field...Started and played 72 minutes in the 1-0 loss against New York City FC on May 22 at Citi Field...Started and played 80 minutes, scoring his first goal in Chicago Fire colors in the 3-3 tie against New York Red Bulls on May 18 at Red Bull Arena...Started and played 71 minutes in the 2-1 loss against FC Cincinnati on May 14 at Soldier Field...Entered the match at haltime, playing his first 45 minutes for the Chicago Fire in the 4-1 loss against Atlanta United on May 7 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Chicago Fire FC acquired Chicagoland native Chris Mueller on a free transfer from Scottish Premier League club, Hibernian F.C. Mueller, 25, is under contract with the Fire through the 2025 season with a Club option for 2026. A product of Sockers FC Chicago, Mueller comes to the Fire with 141 professional appearances across all competitions in MLS and the Scottish Premier League. The winger originally began his professional career five years ago upon being selected by Orlando City as the sixth overall pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. In 126 appearances across all competitions with Orlando, Mueller scored 22 goals and notched 20 assists across four seasons. In 2020, Mueller tallied a career-high 10 goals to lead Orlando in scoring, while also posting seven assists, guiding the Lions to its first-ever MLS postseason berth.