Player Details

Name

Nicholas Slonina

Height

6' 3"

Weight

196 lbs

Date of Birth

3.20.2001 (20)

Birthplace

, IL USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player to a one-year contract plus three option years on December 10, 2019.

Slonina is a solid central defender who is able to play under pressure with both feet. He’s extremely vocal along the backline and is a very good teammate.

OUTSIDE MLS: A native of Addison, Ill., Slonina spent four seasons playing in the Chicago Fire academy, featuring at the U-14, U-16, U-17 and U-19 age groups. Throughout his four seasons in the Fire academy, Slonina featured in 61 games (58 starts) while competing in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. 

INTERNATIONAL: Slonina was a member of the U.S. Soccer Residency program as part of the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team during the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

NOTES: Younger brother, Gabriel, is also a member of the Fire.

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