2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Played nine minutes in the 4-1 loss to Orlando City SC on Sept. 19 ... Came in for the final minute of the 2-1 loss against the New England Revolution on Sept. 6 ... Played in his third straight game, registering seven minutes in the 3-1 loss to NYCFC on Aug. 29 ... Came in for a second consecutive appearance and logged a shot on goal in two minutes in the 3-0 win against FC Cincinnati at Soldier Field on Aug. 25 ... Made his professional debut, becoming the 13th Chicago Fire Homegrown Player to play for the first team against Columbus Crew SC on Aug. 20.
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.