Player Details

Name

Fabian Herbers

Pronunciation

(FAH-bee-ahn)

Height

6' 0"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

8.17.1993 (28)

Birthplace

Ahaus, Germany

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

2021 (CHICAGO FIRE): Played 90 minutes in the 3-2 loss to Inter Miami on Aug. 18 at DRV PNK Stadium ... Earned Man of the Match honors for his 90-minute peformance in the 1-0 win against the Columbus Crew on Aug. 15 at Soldier Field ... Played 90 minutes in the 2-1 win against the New York Red Bulls on Aug. 8 at Soldier Field ... Started and played 81 minutes in the 1-1 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Aug. 1 at Subaru Park ... Assisted on Álvaro Medrán’s goal and played 32 minutes in the 2-1 loss to Toronto FC on July 24 at Soldier Field ... Played the final 16 minutes in the 2-2 tie with D.C. United on July 21 at Soldier Field ... Started and played 45 minutes in the 5-1 loss to Nashville SC on July 17 at Nissan Stadium ... Started and Played the 90 minutes of regulation in the 3-1 win against Orlando City SC on July 7 at Soldier Field ... Played 90 minutes for the fifth straight game in the 3-0 win against Atlanta United FC on July 3 at Soldier Field, assisting on Przemysław Frankowski’s goal ... Wen in the 3-3 tie with the Philadelphia Union on June 26 at Soldier Field ... Played 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to FC Cincinnati on June 23 at Soldier Field ... Played 90 minutes in the 2-0 loss to the Columbus Crew on June 19 at Historic Crew Stadium ... Played 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to CF Montréal on May 29 at Soldier Field ... Started and played 68 minutes in the 1-0 win against Inter Miami CF on May 22 at Soldier Field ... Returned from injury and came on for Wyatt Omsberg in the 60th minute of the 1-0 loss to D.C. United on May 13 at Audi Field.

2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Featured in 21 games for the Fire (18 starts) during the 2020 MLS Regular Season, scoring four goals and registering an assist ... Logged 58 minutes in the 4-3 loss to New York City FC on Nov. 8 ... Played 70 minutes in the 2-2 tie with Minnesota United on Nov. 4 ... Registered 14 minutes in the 1-1 tie with Nashville SC on Oct. 31 ... Played 18 minutes in the 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Oct. 28 ... Logged 80 minutes in the 2-2 tie with New York Red Bulls on Oct. 24 ... Registered 60 minutes in the 2-2- tie with Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 17 ... Started and registered 75 minutes in the 2-1 win against D.C. United on Oct. 11 ... Logged 58 minutes in the 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 7 ... Registered 72 minutes in the 2-2 tie with the Montreal Impact on Oct. 3 ... Scored his fourth goal of the season in the 2-0 win against Atlanta United FC on Sept. 27 ... Scored and was named to the MLS Team of the Week Bench for his performance in the 4-0 win against Houston on Sept. 23 ... Recorded an assist and played 62 minutes against Columbus Crew SC on Sept. 12 ... Scored his second goal of the season against New England on Sept. 6 ... Started and recorded 61 minutes in the 0-0 tie against FC Cincinnati on Sept. 2 ... Registered two shots on goal in 71 minutes played in the 3-1 loss to NYCFC on Aug. 29 ... Scored the first goal in the Chicago Fire's return to Soldier Field, starting off what would be a 3-0 victory against FC Cincinnati on Aug. 25 ... Started and went the full 90 minutes in the Chicago Fire's 2-0 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on July 23 ... Came in just before halftime and recorded 45 minutes against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 19 ... Recorded his third consecutive start and played 68 minutes in the Chicago Fire's first game of the MLS is Back Tournament against the Seattle Sounders FC.

2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Appeared in 17 matches (seven starts) in his first season with the Fire … Recorded three goals and one assist … Awarded Man of the Match for scoring the game-tying goal on September 29 against Toronto FC. Made his club debut on March 9 against Orlando City.

How he joined the Club: Acquired from the Philadelphia Union in exchange for a natural second-round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Dec. 9, 2018.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Selected sixth overall by the Union in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft … Herbers made 32 appearances, tallying three goals and a team-leading seven assists in 2016 ... Overall, Herbers made 53 regular season appearances (22 starts) in three seasons (2016-18) with the Union, posting four goals and nine assists.

COLLEGE (CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY): Herbers scored 28 goals in 57 appearances, earning the United Soccer Coaches’ First Team All-America honors on two occasions ... During his junior year in 2015, Herbers was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Year and a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy after posting 15 goals and 17 assists.

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