BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (Aug. 23, 2019) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that the Club has loaned midfielder Cristian Martinez to USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights FC. The Fire retains the right to recall Martinez at any point during the MLS regular season, subject to MLS roster compliance guidelines.
Martinez, 22, was originally selected by the Fire as the fourth overall pick in the 2018 MLS Waiver Draft, before being signed by the Club on Jan. 24, 2019. In his first season with the Men in Red, Martinez has made five appearances in league play.
Transaction: The Chicago Fire Soccer Club loans midfielder Cristian Martinez to Las Vegas Lights FC on Aug. 22, 2019.