Chicago Fire FC Defender Arnaud Souquet Receives U.S. Green Card 


CHICAGO (Feb. 19, 2024) – Chicago Fire FC today announced that defender Arnaud Souquet has received his U.S. Green Card, granting him permanent resident status in the United States.

With permanent resident status, Souquet will not occupy an international slot on the Fire’s 2024 roster.

Chicago’s 2024 regular season, driven by Carvana, will open on the road against the Philadelphia Union at 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Subaru Park in Chester, Pa. The following weekend, the Fire will host 2023 MLS Supporters’ Shield winners FC Cincinnati on March 2 at Soldier Field. Scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. CT, the match against Cincinnati will mark the earliest home opener in Chicago Fire history, occurring two days prior to the Club’s 2023 opener. Tickets are available starting at $29 and can be purchased here via or by calling 888-MLS-FIRE. For information on the Fire’s regular season schedule, click here.