How he joined the Club: Acquired via transfer from Levski Sofia on Dec. 9, 2020.
Ivanov, who made his professional debut for Levski Sofia as a 16-year-old, spent the first six seasons of his career in the Bulgarian first division, tallying 13 goals and 15 assists. Overall, he has made 85 appearances (54 starts) across all competitions for Levski Sofia, including five appearances (four starts) in the UEFA Europa League. The 2019-20 campaign marked a career-high in goals (nine), assists (five), games played (27) and starts (25) for the winger.
At the international level, he has made 10 appearances (10 starts) for Bulgaria’s U-21 side during qualification for the UEFA European U-21 Championship. In those 10 appearances, Ivanov scored four goals, including a brace in a 3-0 win against Poland on Nov. 15, 2019. In addition, Ivanov has represented Bulgaria at the U-19 (14 caps) and U-17 (five caps) levels.
Ivanov will occupy an international slot on the Fire’s 2021 roster. He is under contract with the Fire through the 2023 season with a Club option for the 2024 season