How he joined the Club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on March 9, 2020.
Gutiérrez, 16, has been a standout in the Academy since 2015 and marks the 16th Homegrown signing for the Fire in Club history. He is under contract with the Fire until 2023 with a Club option for 2024.
In his time with the Fire Academy, Gutiérrez has appeared in 79 matches (73 starts), while tallying 28 goals and 39 assists. Under Academy coach Jeff DeGroot, Gutiérrez developed into one of the most talented midfield prospects in the United States.
On the international scene, Gutiérrez has been a mainstay since 2017 on the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Teams. At the 2019 Nike International Friendlies, Gutiérrez earned an assist in the finals to lift the U.S. U-16 Boys’ National Team to a comeback victory against Turkey.