2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Played in all three Chicago Fire FC matches at the MLS is Back Tournament, subbing in for Jonathan Bornstein and recording 30 minutes in the team's 2-0 loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on July 23 ... Recorded his first start with the Fire and went the full 90 minutes in the team's 2-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes on July 19 ... In his first season with the Chicago Fire, Navarro came in at halftime and going 45 minutes in the 2-1 win against the Seattle Sounders FC in the team's first game of the MLS is Back Tournament ... Made his first MLS appearance against the New England Revolution on March 7.
How he joined the Club: Acquired via transfer from Deportivo La Guaira on January 27, 2020.
Navarro, 20, has made more than 60 club appearances in Venezuela’s top division since beginning his professional career in 2017. Internationally, he has earned nine caps for Venezuela at the youth national team level. In 2019, he made seven appearances (six starts) for the U-20 Venezuelan National Team during the South American U-20 Championship. Most recently, the defender made two appearances for Venezuela’s U-23 team in the Pre-Olympic Tournament, featuring against Chile on Jan. 21 and Ecuador on Jan. 24.
In 2017, Navarro signed with Deportivo JBL del Zulia in Venezuela to begin his professional career. In his first year with the club, Navarro made 19 appearances (19 starts) at the left back position. After joining Deportivo La Guaira in 2018, the defender made 46 appearances in two seasons with the club, including an appearance in the 2019 Copa Libertadores.
Navarro will occupy an international roster slot on Chicago’s 2020 roster.