Player Details


Kenneth Kronholm


6' 2"


183 lbs

Date of Birth

10.14.1985 (38)


Fort Belvoir, VA Germany



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Career Summary

2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Started his fourth straight start and went the full 90 minutes against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 19 ... Kronholm recorded his third consecutive start and first win of the season in the 2-1 victory against the Seattle Sounders FC in the team's first game of the MLS is Back Tournament ... In his second season with CFFC, Kronholm started in net in the season opener for The Fire. (1 start) In his season debut, he recorded four saves on six shots. Currently holds a  2.00 GAA  this season. 

How he joined the Club: Acquired on May 7, 2019 from 2. Bundesliga side Holstein Kiel.

2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Kronholm made 58 saves in 20 matches (20 starts) in his first season with the Fire ...  From July 27 to October 6, he recorded the second-most clean sheets (five) in the league, the fewest goals allowed per game (0.9) and the second-highest save percentage (79.55%) … Awarded Man of the Match twice from August 3 to September 29.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Kronholm joins the Fire after spending the past five seasons with Holstein Kiel. In the 2016-17 season, he helped the German club earn promotion to the 2. Bundesliga, tallying 17 clean sheets in 39 appearances (39 starts) across all competitions. Most recently, Kronholm appeared in 30 matches in the 2018-19 season, tallying six clean sheets.