“Flaco” Fernandez now a Man in Red!

Fire fans, I’ll make you forget you ever heard the name Rafael Robayo.

Front office action continued in Bridgeview Friday as the Fire jumped at an opportunity to add to its Designated Player ranks by purchasing Uruguayan attacking midfielder Alvaro Fernandez from Seattle Sounders FC.  Capped eleven times by Uruguay, including four appearances in the 2010 World Cup for La Celeste, “Flaco” arrives with the Fire looking for answers in attack.  He’s match fit, ready to go, and should make his debut at Toyota Park on Saturday, August 4th against Toronto FC.  Check out some of his handiwork…


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