MLS- Chicago Fire

Fire loan Barouch to Israeli team Bnei Yehuda

OrrBarouch (ISIPhotos.com)

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The Chicago Fire have loaned out young forward Orr Barouch to Israeli side Bnei Yehuda for the rest of the year, the club announced on Thursday.

The 20-year-old Barouch has played in nine matches for the Fire this season. In 2011, Barouch notched two goals and two assists.

A member of the Israeli Under-21 national team, Barouch joined the Fire last season from Mexican side UNAM Pumas. He originally joined the Fire on loan before Chicago purchased his contract last December.

  • i just became a soccer fan

    how do they work the cross continental transfers and loans? Amazing they got an Israel club to take this guy on loan


  • Ben

    Love this move by the Fire. MacDonald really takes over the position that Barouch was filling in regards to a post up forward. This gives Orr the opportunity to get more playing time and develop more as a player. I only wish the league would have allowed them to make this move sooner.


  • scwartze

    You are correct, it was Tigres.
    Just another amateurish mistake by this site.
    We will have a world class national team, once we have a world class soccer reporting team. On both fronts, we have a ways to go.


  • Good Jeremy

    I want to believe you’re being sarcastic, but my meter is off. Was I left out of the joke?


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