Player Details

Name

Omir Fernandez

Height

5' 7"

Weight

141 lbs

Date of Birth

2.8.1999 (22)

Birthplace

Bronx, NY USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Attacking Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS goal - at FC Cincinnati, 5/25/2019 in the 90'+1' minute
• First MLS assist - vs LA Galaxy, 5/4/2019 on a Derrick Etienne Jr. game-winning goal in the 67th minute
• First MLS game & start - at Columbus Crew SC, 3/2/2019

2021: MLS: Tallied career highs in games played (22), games started (8), and minutes played (768) ... set a career high in goals scored with three .. his first of the season coming against Inter Miami CF on September 17... recorded the game-winning goal against New York City FC on September 25 at Yankee Stadium. Playoffs: Made his first career MLS Cup Playoffs start against Philadelphia Union on Nov. 20. USL: Started and played in one match against Hartford Athletic... totaling 90 minutes.

2020: Tallied career highs in games started (5) and minutes played (569) as he appeared in 15 matches ... tied his single-season high for goals with two and also recorded an assist ... helped secure a road point at New England with his first goal of the season on August 29.

2019: Logged 550 minutes in 17 games played...Made his MLS debut on March 2 vs Columbus Crew...tallied two goals and two assists all coming as a substitute...scored his first MLS goal against FC Cincinnati on May 25. Open Cup: Made his first appearance in the Open Cup against New England on June 11 ... tallied his first assist of the competition in the same match. CCL: Appeared in two games against Santos Laguna starting one… Tallied his first professional goal in the second leg. USL: Made two appearances...earned an assist against Charleston Battery on September 27.

COLLEGE

He had strong freshman season as a super-sub for Wake Forest in 2017, appearing in 23 matches and recording six goals and five assists … started 20 of the Demon Deacons’ 21 matches with career bests in goals (12) and assists (6) in 2018 … in two seasons for Wake Forest, he recorded 18 goals and 11 assists, including six game-winning goals, in 44 matches.

INTERNATIONAL/YOUTH/ACADEMY

Earned his first call-up for the U.S. Men’s Youth National Team U-20 side in January of 2019 … prior to his U-20 MNT call-up, he was called into the U-18 MNT during his time with the Red Bulls U-16 team where he tallied 20 goals in 24 matches in that season… in two seasons with Red Bulls Academy before heading to Wake Forest, he recorded 42 goals in 56 games ... he joined Red Bulls Academy in 2014.

ACQUIRED

New York Red Bulls sign Academy Product and Wake Forest midfielder to an MLS contract on January 26, 2019.

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