Nico Gaitan


  • matches played 367
  • goals 49
  • assists 66
  • Last appearance (days ago) 77

So far in the 2018/2019 season, Nico Gaitan already competed in 33 fixtures. In February 2019, Spanish midfielder Nico Gaitan joined Chicago Fire (United States of America), whom he is still playing for. In Major League Soccer (United States of America), Chicago Fire is in tenth position. He prefers to play with his left foot, as do 14% of his teammates. Standing 1.73 meter high, Nico Gaitan is tinier, when looking at the average height in his team. The 31-year-old footballer was born on February 23, 1988 and is therefore NaN years younger than his team's average age.

Apart from Nico Gaitan, Fabian Herbers, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Dax McCarty, Jeremiah Gutjahr, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Djordje Mihailovic, Aleksandar Katai, Mo Adams, Diego Campos, Brandt Bronico and Cristian Martinez are also midfielders of Chicago Fire. In terms of top seasons, the Primeira Liga 10/11 (Portugal) was his best one yet, breaking one personal record in terms of goals. Concerning the latest matches, his club lost in Major League Soccer. Before joining Chicago Fire, Nico Gaitan impressed at Benfica Lisbon B, Boca Juniors, Benfica Lisbon, Atletico Madrid and Dalian Yifang FC.

Just three days ago he played his latest match. The briefest time his spent on a team counts merely three months in his present club. Nico Gaitan's longest stay in a team counts five years and 11 months in Benfica Lisbon (Portugal). To date, collectively he holds 44 penalties. Lately, he seems to be more quiet since less penalties were given to him than usually. The contemporary term does not appear to be his best one yet, as he managed to just score twice (0.06 per match) and provide an assist five times (0.15 per match).

At 145.5lb, Nico Gaitan carries 21lb less than the average Chicago Fire player. He received the jersey number 20 at Chicago Fire. After an overall look at his career, we can see that he was substituted in 74 times but never out. In the active season, he was taken out more often in contrast to 2017/2018 wherein the contrary happened.

(Last edited May 12, 2019)