Player Details


Kacper Przybyłko


KATS-pehr shuh-BILL-koh


6' 4"


194 lbs

Date of Birth

3.25.1993 (31)


Bielefeld, Germany



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Career Summary


2023 (CHICAGO FIRE): Played 63 minutes in the 3-2 victory over Inter Miami CF on March 25 at DRV PNK Stadium...Played 90 minutes and recorded his first goal of the season in the 3-3 draw against FC Cincinnati on March 18 at Soldier Field...Played 45 minutes in the 1-1 draw against New York City FC on March 4 at Soldier Field...

2022 (CHICAGO FIRE): Started and played 68 minutes in the scoreless tie with the Columbus Crew on Sept. 3 at Field...Entered in the 61st minute in the 2-0 loss against CF Montreal on Aug. 27 at Soldier Field...Played 51 minutes in the 2-0 loss against NYCFC on Aug. 21 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and played 66 minutes in the 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Aug. 13 at Subaru Park...Was named to the MLS Team of the Week for his performance recording two goals in the 3-2 win over Charlotte FC on August 6 at Bank of America Stadium...Played 29 minutes in the 0-0 tie with Atlanta United on July 30 at Soldier Field...Started and played 83 minutes in the 1-0 win against Seattle Sounders on July 16 at Soldier Field…Entered the match in the 68th minute in the 2-0 win against Toronto FC on July 13 at Soldier Field...Entered in the 76th minute of the 3-2 loss to the Columbus Crew on July 9 at Soldier Field...Started and played 77 minutes in the 2-1 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 3 at PayPal Park...Played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win against the Philadelphia Union on June 29 at Soldier Field...Started and played 67 minutes in the 2-0 loss against the Houston Dynamo on June 25 at PNC Stadium...Assisted on Fabian Herbers’ goal and played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win against D.C. United on June 18 at Soldier Field...Started and played 83 minutes, scoring in the 66th minute of the 3-2 loss against Toronto FC on May 28 at BMO Field...Entered in the 55th minute of the 1-0 loss against New York City FC on May 22 at Citi Field...Entered the match in the 71st minute of the 3-3 tie against New York Red Bulls on May 18 at Red Bull Arena...Started and played 82 minutes in the 3-0 loss against Minnesota United on April 23 at Allianz Field...Entered the match in the first minute of stoppage time of the 2-2 tie (5-6 loss in penalty shootout) in the third round of the 2022 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on April 19 at Soldier Field...Started and played 77 minutes in the 0-0 tie against the LA Galaxy on April 16 at Soldier Field...Started and played 84 minutes in the 1-0 loss against Orlando City SC on April 9 at Exploria Stadium...Played the full 90 minutes in the 0-0 tie with FC Dallas on April 2 at Soldier Field...Was named the Chicago Fire Man of the Match and earned a spot on the MLS Team of the Week bench for his performance in the 3-1 win against Kansas City in which he scored his first two goals for the Chicago Fire...Went the full 90 minutes in the 2-0 win against D.C. United on March 12 at Audi Field...Played the full 90 minutes in the 0-0 tie with Orlando City on March 5 at Soldier Field...Made his Chicago Fire FC debut in the 0-0 tie against Inter Miami CF on Feb. 26 at DRV PNK Stadium...

2021 (Philadelphia): Przybylko has made 42 appearances (37 starts) for the Union across all competitions...He has registered 12 goals in the MLS regular season and sits 3rd on the all time club scoring list...Scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute against D.C. United (Jul. 17)...Has scored a competition-leading five goals in CCL play...Scored his first career CCL goal in leg one of the Round of 16, in a 1-0 victory against Deportivo Saprissa (Apr. 7)...His second goal in CCL play came in leg two, a 4-0 victory against Saprissa (Apr. 14)...Assisted a goal to Monteiro during the team's 2-1 loss to Inter Miami (Apr. 24)...Bagged two more goals in CCL play during the Union's 3-0 first leg Concacaf Champions League quarterfinal win against Atlanta United FC (Apr. 27)...Scored the game-tying goal in the 88' of the second leg CCL quarterfinal match vs. Atlanta United FC (May 4)... Scored the game-tying goal off of a header in the 88' vs. New England (May 12) for his first goal of the 2021 MLS regular season...Named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 7) after his dominate, goal-scoring performance vs. The Portland Timbers (May 30)...Scored a brace against Orlando (Sep. 19), making him the 3rd player to score 30 career goals for the Union...Scored the game winning goal in the match against Atlanta United FC (Sep. 25)... Scored his 10th league goal against FC Cincinnati (Oct. 9)...Picked up his 11th goal of the season against Nashville SC (Oct. 23)...Scored his 12th goal of the season against NYCFC (Nov 7.). Made his third postseason start against New York City FC in the Eastern Conference Finals of the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs (Dec.5)...Przybylko won the Union Golden Boot award after being the team’s top goal scorer for the 2021 season.

2020 (Philadelphia): Przybylko has made 23 appearances (23 starts) for the Union at striker, scoring eight goals and adding six assists ... Scored his first goal of the season, the match-winner, in the 2-1 victory over Inter Miami (July 14) ...scored the game-winning goal against New York Red Bulls (August 25)...followed up with a break-out performance against D.C. United with a two-goal performance in the first half and an assist (August 29) ... Scored the second goal in a 3-0 road victory over the New York Red Bulls (September 6) ... Bagged another brace, including the game winning goal, in a 4-1 road win over the Montreal Impact (September 20)...added a pair of assists in a 3-0 win over Inter Miami CF (September 27)...Became the third player in club history with three assists in a single match during the Union's 5-0 win over Toronto FC (October 24)...Scored the club's 500th regular season goal and his eighth of 2020 in the Union's 2-1 home victory over Chicago Fire FC (October 28).

2019 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Przybylko has made 26 appearances (25 starts) for the Union at forward, recording a team-leading 15 goals and four assists ... missed the stretch of matches from at Atlanta (March 17) through at FC Cincinnati (March 30) after being listed as out with a right little toe fracture ... came on for his Philadelphia debut at forward vs. Montreal (April 20) ... made his first MLS start at Vancouver (April 27), scoring his first Union goal ... scored in his second consecutive start, notching the game-winner vs. FC Cincinnati (May 1) ... became the 10th-ever MLS player as well as the second Union player (Cory Burke) to score in each of his first three league starts with another goal in the 6-1 win over New England (May 4) and was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 10) ... registered his first MLS assist, the game-winning helper, in the match at Toronto (May 11) ... tied for the team lead in goals with his fourth of the season, vs. Portland (May 25) ... took the team lead in scoring with his fifth goal, a late game-tying tally, at New England (June 26) ... scored in consecutive matches with a volleyed finish at NYCFC (June 29) ... recorded a brace at Orlando (July 3), totaling four goals over a three-match span ... became the third Union player to ever score in four consecutive appearances (Jack McInerney, CJ Sapong) with a 90th-minute game-tying goal vs. Orlando (July 7) ... was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 18) for his performances ... scored his 10th goal of the season with a strike at D.C. United (August 4) ... continued his run of form with his 11th goal, opening the scoring vs. Houston (August 11) ... scored his 12th of the season while adding his first MLS multi-assist game with two helpers in the 3-1 win over D.C. United (August 24); was named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 25) ... had his 2020 contract option picked up by the Union on August 29 ... scored the game-winning goal, his 13th, and added an assist in the 3-1 win over Atlanta (August 31); was named to the Team of the Week for the second consecutive outing (Week 26) ... scored his 14th goal in a 1-1 draw against LAFC (September 14) ... scored the game-winning goal, his fourth GWG and 15th overall, in a 3-1 win at San Jose to climb to second on the Union's all-time single-season goals list (September 25) ... missed one game due to a foot injury (October 6) ... for Bethlehem, Przybylko has made two appearances (two starts) at forward, scoring three goals ... notched the game winner in Steel FC's opening match of 2019, at Birmingham (March 10) ... scored a brace vs. Charleston (April 13).

2018 (Philadelphia): After a trialist period, Przybylko signed with the Union ahead of the MLS Roster Freeze on September 14, 2018, but did not appear for the club in 2018.

2017-18: (1. FC Kaiserslautern): Przybylko missed most of the season while recovering from a foot injury. He made one league appearance for Kaiserslautern, and three additional appearances for their second team.

2016-17 (1. FC Kaiserslautern): Battling a foot injury, Przybylko appeared 14 times for Kaiserslautern in his second season with the team, scoring twice and adding two assists.

2015-16 (1. FC Kaiserslautern): Przybylko played his first season for 1. FC Kaiserslautern, appearing 30 times in the 2. Bundesliga (seven goals, one assist) while also playing twice in the DFB-Pokal.

2014-15 (Greuther Fürth): Permanently moving to Greuther Fürth, Przybylko made 32 2. Bundesliga appearances, scoring five goals and assisting on four others. He also appeared once in the DFB-Pokal.

2013-14 (1. FC Köln/Arminia Bielefeld): The striker started the year in Köln, making eight appearances for the side, before returning to Bielefeld on loan to close out the year. He scored two goals in his first match back at the team, vs. FC St. Pauli (February 9, 2014), and finished the year with 14 appearances for his hometown club.

2012-13 (1. FC Köln): Przybylko made 15 appearances for Köln's first team in the 2. Bundesliga, scoring once, while also scoring 11 times and adding seven assists for their reserves. He also made two appearances in the DFB-Pokal.

2011-12 (Arminia Bielefeld/1. FC Köln): After a lengthy youth career at his hometown club, Arminia Bielefeld, he debuted for the first team in the 3. Bundesliga, making two appearances. Midway through the year, he moved to 1. FC Köln, where he scored 10 goals in 17 matches for their reserves


Przybylko has represented Poland internationally, appearing at all levels of the country’s youth setup

ACQUIRED: Philadelphia Union sign forward Kacper Przybylko, with the transaction occurring ahead of the MLS roster freeze deadline on September 14, 2018.