Player Details

Name

Yimmi Chara

Pronunciation

JEEM-mee

Height

5' 6"

Weight

170 lbs

Date of Birth

4.2.1991 (30)

Birthplace

Cali, Colombia

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Attacking Midfielder

Preferred Side

Left/Centre/Right

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Designated Player
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Acquired via transfer as a Designated Player from Atlético Mineiro on January 2, 2020. 

2020: Tallied four goals and eight assists in 21 games played (12 starts) during the 2020 MLS regular season ... Across all competitions in 2020, registered four goals and eight assists in 24 appearances (15 starts) ... Named to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 16 after tallying two assists against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 7 ... Logged 33 minutes off the bench against Vancouver on Sept. 27 ... Scored a goal for a third straight match against Seattle on Sept. 23 ... Tallied a goal against San Jose on Sept. 19 ... Scored his first goal of his Timbers career against San Jose on Sept. 16 ... Logged 45 minutes against LAFC on Sept. 13 ... Came off the bench to register his first assist for the club against the LA Galaxy on Sept. 2 ... Started and played 52 minutes against NYCFC on Aug. 1 ... Played 45 minutes off the bench against LAFC on July 23 ... Made his MLS debut in a 3-1 loss to Minnesota United FC on March 1.

 

CAREER: Joined Portland with over 350 professional appearances in the top leagues of Brazil, Colombia and Mexico since making his professional debut in 2010 with Colombian Primera A side Deportes Tolima ...  Played the last two seasons with Atlético Mineiro (2018-19), where he has scored 10 goals in 68 appearances (60 starts) across all competitions ... Tallied three goals in eight appearances for Atlético Mineiro in Copa Sudamericana play, while featuring in eight Copa Libertadores matches in 2019 ... Played two seasons for Colombian Primera A side Atlético Junior (2017-18), where he tallied 18 goals in 52 appearances (47 starts) across all competitions ... Helped Atlético Junior win the 2017 Copa Colombia ... Played for Liga MX side C.F. Monterrey (2014-17), where tallied 12 goals in 61 appearances (39 starts) across all competitions, including one goal in three Concacaf Champions League appearances ... Played on loan with Colombian Primera A side Atlético Nacional in 2015, where he made 26 appearances (24 starts) and tallied five goals en route to helping the club become the Liga Águila 2015 Finalización Champion ... Was loaned out to Liga MX side Dorados de Sinaloa in 2016, where he scored one goal in 16 appearances (16 starts) ... Began his professional career with Deportivo Tolima, making 163 appearances (132 starts) and tallied 38 goals across five seasons (2010-14) with the Colombian side ... Tallied five goals in 11 appearances on the way to helping Tolima claim its first-ever Copa Colombia title in 2014. 

HONORS: MLS is Back Tournament in 2020 ... Copa Colombia with Atlético Junior in 2017 ... Clausura with Atlético Nacional in 2015 ... Copa Colombia with Deportes Tolima in 2014.

INTERNATIONAL: Has made 10 appearances for the Colombia Men’s National Team, tallying one goal and an assist since making his debut in a 3-0 win over El Salvador on Oct. 10, 2014 ... Scored the game-winning goal, the first of his international career, in a 2-1 victory against Venezuela on Sept. 7, 2018 ... Made four appearances for Colombia in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying in South America.

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