Fire sign ex-Real Madrid star, Alvaro

Chicago Fire has completed the signing of former Real Madrid midfielder, Alvaro Medran.

Alvaro, a former Valencia star, signed a two-year contract with Fire.

“Alvaro is a player who was developed in Real Madrid’s youth system, graduating to play for the first team with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric,” Chicago Fire president and general manager Nelson Rodriguez was quoted by ESPN as saying on Thursday.

“He had offers from other clubs and we’re proud that he chose the Fire.

“Alvaro was at the Soldier Field announcement and immediately fell in love with the stadium and our fans. We welcome Alvaro to the Fire Family.”

Fire Head Coach, Veljko Paunovic added: “I’ve known Alvaro since his time with Real Madrid and I’ve always enjoyed his style of play. Every team in the league is looking for a player like Alvaro.”

“He’s a player that has experience but is still young and in his prime.”

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