Player Details

Name

Alex Monis

Height

5' 6"

Weight

132 lbs

Date of Birth

3.20.2003 (19)

Birthplace

Downers Grove, IL USA

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown
2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

2022 (CHICAGO FIRE): Entered the match in the 73rd minute and recorded his first MLS goal in the 1-1 draw against New England Revolution on Oct. 9 at SeatGeek Stadium...

2022 (CHICAGO FIRE II): Started and played 77 minutes in the 3-1 loss to Columbus Crew 2 on Sept. 3 at Lower.com Field...Entered in the 65th minute of the 2-1 win against Toronto FC II on Aug. 25 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and played 63 minutes in the 5-0 win against NYCFC II on Aug. 20 at SeatGeek Stadium…Started and played 57 minutes in the 1-0 loss to New England Revolution II on Aug. 14 at Gillette Stadium...Entered the match in the 66th minute of the 2-1 loss to St. Louis CITY2 on Aug. 6 at Ralph Korte Stadium...Entered the match in the 65th minute of the 3-0 win against FC Cincinnati on July 10 at NKU Soccer Stadium...Recorded a 46 minute start for Chicago Fire FC II on July 2, 2022 in the 3-1 loss against Inter Miami CF II...Scored his fourth goal of the season, and the opening goal of the match in the 4-3 victory over New England Revolution II on June 26, 2022...Registered 81 minutes of action in the 1-1 penalty shootout loss against Philadelphia Union II on June 19, 2022...Appeared in a 90 minute start for Chicago Fire II in the 5-0 loss at home vs. St. Louis CITY 2 on June 11, 2022...Recorded his third goal of the season and a 90 minute appearance against Columbus Crew 2, where the second team lost 4-2 at home...Came in as a substitute in the 6-2 victory over Toronto FC II and registered 25 minutes of action...Started and logged 46 minutes of action in the 3-0 loss against NYCFC II on May 21, 2022...Came in as a sub in the 62nd minute vs. FC Cincinnati 2 on May 15, 2022 and recorded a goal for the II team...Entered in the 60th minute of the 3-3 tie (5-4 in shootout) against Philadelphia Union II on April 24 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and played 45 minutes, scoring his first goal in the 2-4 loss to TFC II on April 17 at York Lions Stadium...Started and played 61 minutes in the 0-0 draw (5-6 in shootout) against Rochester NY FC on April 10 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and played 58 minutes in the 1-0 loss against Columbus Crew 2 on April 3 at SeatGeek Stadium...Started and played 78 minutes in the 2-0 loss against Orlando City B on March 26 at Osceola County Stadium.

2021 (CHICAGO FIRE): Made his Major League Soccer debut with his hometown club when he entered the match in the 72nd minute of the 2-0 loss to the Columbus Crew on Nov. 7 at Lower.com Field.

2020 (FORWARD MADISON): Played the 2020 season on loan with Chicago Fire FC affiliate Forward Madison. Monis earned one start and played 168 minutes over the course of six games before ending his season with an ankle injury with.

How he joined the Club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on March 11, 2020.

Monis is the 18th Homegrown signing in Club history. He is under contract with the Fire until 2023 with a Club option for 2024.

Monis, a native of Naperville, Ill., has been a part of the Fire since 2015 when he joined the Club. As part of the Fire Juniors and Academy programs, Monis has appeared in 78 matches (67 starts). In 19 appearances (18 starts) for the Academy, Monis scored ten goals and added two assists.

Internationally, Monis has been a consistent presence with the U.S. Soccer Youth National Teams. Monis was most recently a member of the U-16 Boys’ National Team that captured the 2019 Nike International Friendlies title against Turkey. In the final match, Monis slotted a perfect through ball to U.S. teammate Dante Sealy that earned the game-winning goal for the United States.