Fredy Montero

Fredy Montero
Fredy Montero
Fredy Montero
Forward
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Real Name: Fredy Montero
HT: 5' 9" WT: 160
Designated Player
Age: 30 (07/26/1987)
Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia

PROFILE
A experienced striker with proven goal-scoring ability, Fredy Montero joined Vancouver Whitecaps FC as a Designated Player in February 2017 on a one-year loan from Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League. The Colombian forward’s acquisition was made possible via Major League Soccer’s Allocation Process after the club secured the #1 spot in the Allocation Ranking Order from Minnesota United FC in exchange for $100,000 in 2018 General Allocation Money, $125,000 in 2018 Targeted Allocation Money, and an international roster spot through 2017.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC
2017:
Montero started two of his three CONCACAF Champions League apperances, scoring a goal in his Whitecaps FC debut versus New York Red Bulls on March 2. 

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC
2009-12:
Montero scored 47 goals and provided 34 assists in 119 regular season appearances from 2009 to 2012 with Seattle Sounders FC. He left as the all-time leading goal-scorer in Sounders FC franchise history, scoring a total of 60 goals in all competitions. Included in that tally are seven goals and two assists while helping Seattle win three U.S. Open Cup titles, as well as six goals and four assists in the CONCACAF Champions League. During his previous time in MLS, Montero was named a three-time All-Star and the 2009 Newcomer of the Year. 

CHINA
2016: Montero chose to transfer to Tianjin TEDA F.C. of the Chinese Super League. Montero played 29 games with the club, finding the goal on nine occasions. 

PORTUGAL
2013-16: After four successful seasons in Seattle, Montero moved on loan to Portuguese Primeira Liga giants Sporting Clube de Portugal in 2013. After scoring 13 goals in 29 appearances during his first year, the move was made permanent. His time in Portugal featured a total of 37 goals and 12 assists in all competitions, including five UEFA Champions League appearances, and three goals and four assists in seven Europa League appearances. Montero also helped Sporting CP win the 2014-15 Taca de Portugal, by equalizing the match in added time, as the Leões would go on to win in a shootout.

COLOMBIA
2005-07:
Montero began his professional career in 2005 with Deportivo Cali in his home country. Among his 22 total goals for Cali, 16 came in 22 matches during the 2008 season when he led the top tier in scoring. He also led the league in scoring with 13 goals in 18 appearances during the 2006 season while on loan at Atlético Huila. 2013: Montero would return to play in Colombia in 2013 when he joined Millionarios FC on loan from Seattle Sounders FC in the top tier of Colombian soccer. Montero would score eight goals in 22 appearances with the team. 

INTERNATIONAL
Montero has made four appearances for the Colombian men's national team. He achieved his first international cap on May 9, 2007 in a 4-0 win against Panama. His most recent appearance was August 12, 2009 in a friendly match against Venezuela. 

 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC332613246968635451560
2012Seattle Sounders FC3328132576812646632451
2011Seattle Sounders FC3027122304910842551770
2010Seattle Sounders FC2927102353109134441650
2009Seattle Sounders FC272712221778632473351
Career Totals-152135601191940497189254105282
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