Player Details

Name

Gastón Giménez

Pronunciation

He-men-ez

Height

6' 2"

Weight

181 lbs

Date of Birth

7.27.1991 (29)

Birthplace

Formosa, Paraguay

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

Left

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Designated Player
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Velez Sarsfield and signed through 2021, with an option for 2022, on February 24, 2020.

Gimenez is a central midfielder who has a great left foot and is very gifted in the technical and physical aspects of the game. He formed a partnership with Alvaro Medran as part of the Fire's rebuilt engine room, which should continue to flourish in 2021.

INTERNATIONAL: Gimenez earned one cap for Argentina’s senior team, featuring in a friendly against Mexico on Nov. 17, 2018. He's since made a one-time FIFA switch to Paraguay and has been capped twice, scoring once against Venezuela in a World Cup qualifier. 

OUTSIDE MLS: Gimenez arrived Chicago with more than 225 appearances across 10 seasons in Argentina. He joined the Fire from Superliga Argentina side Vélez Sarsfield, where he has made 47 appearances across all competitions since the beginning of the 2018-19 campaign.

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