The 16 year old is now the 17th Homegrown in club lore, this teenaged midfielder is inked to the team through 2023 with a Club option for 2024.
HC Raphael WIcky shared "Javier has shown tremendous upside as he has been training within the first-team throughout the 2020 season. His Soccer IQ is beyond his years and our staff is looking forward to working with him to continue his development in a professional setting."
Half a dozen years after joining the Fire Juniors & Academy in the Windy City, he is now with the first team. During his tenure with the organizatins he had 65 games, all but one a start, 19, all starts for the Academy. He was in the team's camp as well last yearn joiing them in Tampa & LA alike.
Academy Technical Director Cedric Cattenoy told "We'e thrilled to see another quality player such as Javier sign a Homegrown contract. He fully understands the values of this CLub and will continue to progress in the professional ranks."
Javier was with the U-16 YNT that took the title in the 2019 Nike Friendlies and has been with the program for a time now.