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Chicago Fire FC II Signs Defender Juan Miguel Calle

March 22, 2024 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
Chicago Fire FC II News Release

CHICAGO - Chicago Fire FC today announced that the Club has signed defender Juan Miguel Calle (pronounced: KAH-yay) to an MLS NEXT Pro contract through the 2025 season. Calle will occupy an international position on the roster. Financial details were not disclosed.

"Juan is a young, talented player with a lot of potential," said Chicago Fire II General Manager Alex Boler. "At just 18-years-old, he can play in multiple positions, and we're excited to welcome him to Chicago."

Calle, 18, joins Chicago from Belen La Nubia Arco Zaragoza where he has played since February 2020. While playing for Belen La Nubia, Calle was selected to the represent the Antioquia regional team at the U-17 and U-19 levels.

"We very much look forward to having Juan join us this season," said Chicago Fire II Head Coach Ludovic Taillandier. "His versatility will be a great asset as we put together a strong squad that is a good mix of older and younger players."

Transaction: Chicago Fire FC II signs defender Juan Calle to an MLS NEXT Pro contract through the 2025 season.

Name: Juan Miguel Calle (pronounced: KAH-yay)

Position: Defender

Date of Birth: Nov. 12, 2005

Hometown: Anori, Colombia

Birthplace: Anori, Colombia

Citizenship: Colombia

Last Club: Belen La Nubia Arco Zaragoza

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