Fire Select a Pair in MLS Waiver Draft

By Sean McCaffery, December 13, 2018

Two internationals were selected in Cristian Martinez & Marco Urena, Matrinez was choice # 4 while Urena was # 26, both will be offered formal contracts. The 21 year old Cristian spent the last 3 seasons with the Crew, getting 27 games with his MLS high in games @14, 11 starts & 2 assists. For his country, Martinez now has 7 caps debuting in their 1-0 win over El Salvador. For his part, Urena spent last season with LAFC, with a goal and 5 assists over 18 games. 2017 saw him more active with the 'Quakes, 25 games, good for 5 goals and 3 assists. Marco has a haughty 66 caps for the Ticos as he broke through to the senior team at 19, he now has 18 goals and counting. Having 6 FIFA World Cup games to his credit a pair in this most recent one in Russia, his playing in 4 of the 5 games in the Brazil Cup had him lead the team to the quaters.