Wilman Conde

Wilman Conde
Wilman Conde
Wilman Conde
Real Name: Wilman Fernando Conde
HT: 6' 2" WT: 188
Age: 38 (08/29/1982)
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia
Hometown: Cali, Colombia

2012: The New York Red Bulls acquired the right of first refusal for Conde from the Chicago on Jan. 30, 2012 for allocation money and signed the former Fire center back.

The Chicago Fire signed Colombian international defender Wilman Conde late in the 2007 regular season and he made an immediate impact for the Fire by starting and appearing in seven games during the second half of the Fire season. In 2008, Conde continued to contribute, scoring a goal and an assist through his 22 games played as well as serving as an integral member of the league's stingiest defense. Conde received only two yellow cards all season while helping the team post 10 shutouts. During the 2009 season, he continued to make his mark in MLS as he became known to opposing teams as an imposing force in the Fire's defensive line on his way to being the Fire's representative in the MLS All-Star Game. Despite suffering a hamstring injury, Conde returned to the lineup to help the Fire make it to the Eastern Conference Final in TOYOTA Park. The Fire coaching staff will once again look to Conde to deliver consistent defensive performances in 2010.

MLS Experience
2009: Appeared in 19 games and recorded 18 starts …scored game-winning goal 7/4 @ COL for CHI…tallied a game-tying assist on 4/18 vs. KC in 2-2 tie (McBride 3')…picked up only 2 yellow cards all season on his 16 fouls committed…Scored a career high 2 goals as well as served a career high 2 assists… International Exhibitions: Played 90 min. vs. Club America at TOYOTA Park on 4/29.

2008: Appeared in 22 games and recorded 19 starts for 1750 min…scored first career MLS goal on 8/9 @ NE (81', UA) in 2-1, served as game-winner for CHI…tallied a game-tying assist on 10/12 vs. CLB in 2-2 (McBride 79')…picked up only 2 yellow cards all season on his 39 fouls committed…MLS Reserve Division: Started and played in three games for a total of 246 min…Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Played 120 in 2-1 loss @ DC in USOC quarterfinal loss…played 90 min. in 4-1 win vs. Cleveland City Stars in 3rd round…International Exhibitions: Played 90 min. in 0-0 draw vs. Wisla Krakow on 5/21…started and played 45 min. in 2-0 win vs. Everton on 7/30.

2007: Signed as a Senior International on 8-20-07 … Started and played in seven regular season matches for the Fire, totaling 595 min. played … Made MLS debut on 9-08-07 against CLB and notched his first assist (Wanchope 65') during his 90 min. … Ejected from 9-15-07 at NY with two yellow card cautions … Served one game suspension on 9-20-07 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Played all 270 minutes in the postseason … Helped Fire earn a 1-0 shutout win against D.C. United in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series on October 25 at TOYOTA PARK and advance through game two in a 2-2 draw with United in the nation's capital … Played full 90 minutes in the 0-1 loss to New England in the Eastern Conference Championship on 11-08 … Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Did not play in the Fire's 0-1 loss to the Carolina RailHawks in the third round of the tournament.

Other Professional Experience
2004-2006: Played for Millonarios in the Mustang Cup first division under former-Fire head coach Juan Carlos Osorio … Trained with Argentine club Tigre and Colombian side Real Cartegena through the beginning of the 2006 season … Played for Ecuadorian side Aucas in 2005 … 2001-2004: Was a member of Colombian club Deportivo Cali … 2000: Competed for Deportes Quindio for one season in the Colombian top division.

Has represented his native Colombia at the U-15, U-17, U-20, and U-23 levels.

Married to Ana Sofia … Conde has two daughters Maria Alejandra and Maria Camila … Likes to spend time with his wife in his free time … Learned a good portion of his English by playing video games.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2012New York Red Bulls17161143317127030
2010Chicago Fire252212019062411101
2009Chicago Fire191821614211416120
2008Chicago Fire22191175017139020
2007Chicago Fire7705951658031
Career Totals-908257411537131312202
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