Player Details


Richard Sánchez


6' 3"


181 lbs

Date of Birth

4.5.1994 (28)


Mission Hills, CA USA



Position Detail


Preferred Side




Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
Career Summary

Contract option declined Dec. 9, 2020

A product of the FC Dallas academy, Sanchez became a starter for the Chicago Fire in 2018 after extensive experience at the youth international levels for Mexico and a 3 1/2-year stint in Mexico. He will look to win a backup role with Sporting in 2020.

INTERNATIONAL: Sanchez was the starting goalkeeper and played all seven games as Mexico captured the FIFA Under-17 World Cup title on home soil in 2011. He would go on to be the starter for El Tri in the 2013 U-20 World Cup, where Mexico reached the Round of 16.

OUTSIDE MLS: Sanchez made his professional debut on loan for the Fort Lauderdale Strikes of NASL in 2013 and would go on to play 14 league games for the Florida side. He also made five appearances for Ascenso MX outfit Tampico Madero, on loan from Tigres UANL, in 2016 and 2017.

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