Player Details


Hugo Cuypers


6' 1"


165 lbs

Date of Birth

2.7.1997 (27)


Liège, Belgium



Roster Category


Player Category

Designated Player, International
Career Summary

2024 (CHICAGO FIRE): Cuypers made his MLS debut against the Philadelphia Union, playing the full 90 minutes on Feb. 24 at Subaru Park in Chester, Pa. Cuypers has appeared in two matches (two starts) in 2024 for Chicago Fire FC. 

Chicago Fire FC acquired Designated Player Hugo Cuypers for a record transfer fee on February 6, 2024. 

Cuypers, 27, joins the Fire from the Jupiler Pro League in Belgium, where he spent the last three seasons. During that stretch, Cuypers was one of the most productive strikers in the league, notching 64 goals and 25 assists in 126 matches played across all competitions. In the 2022-23 campaign, Cuypers earned Jupiler Pro League Golden Boot honors after leading the league with 34 goals in 56 appearances across all competitions, including 20 goals in 33 league matches.