Fierro at the 2016 Summer Olympics
|Full name||Carlos Eduardo Fierro Guerrero|
|Date of birth||July 25, 1994|
|Place of birth||Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|San Jose Earthquakes|
|2016||→ Querétaro (loan)||22||(2)|
|2018–2019||→ Morelia (loan)||22||(0)|
|2019–||San Jose Earthquakes||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 23:05, 19 October 2019 (UTC)|
Carlos Eduardo Fierro Guerrero (born July 24, 1994 in Ahome, Sinaloa)is a Mexican footballer, who plays as winger for San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer. He was part of the Mexico U-17 FIFA World Cup champions in 2011, becoming the first national team to achieve it while hosting, defeating Uruguay 2–0 and managing their second title. With 4 goals, his performance in the tournament was recognized by being awarded the Adidas Bronze Ball.
Fierro was born on 24 July 1994 in Ahome, Sinaloa. His mother, Irma Guerrero, has always been very involved with her son's career; little is known about Fierro's father. He had one older brother, Gustavo Iván Fierro Guerrero who passed in 2011 due to cancer.At the age of four, Fierro started playing football for a club subsidiary of Guadalajara in Sinaloa, coached by Bernardo Chico Vonn. Fierro's brother Gustavo had left to Jalisco in 2007 to try his luck with C.D. Guadalajara, so in 2008, Fierro followed his footsteps to try to make it in Mexico's most beloved club. Fierro and his brother seemed to have reached their goal, Carlos playing for the youth squads of Guadalajara and Gustavo for its second division team. Gustavo was diagnosed with cancer and returned to Sinaloa leaving Carlos by himself in the capital of the state of Jalisco, all seemed as if Fierro would have to return to Sinaloa as well, but the family of Giovani Casillas, who also played for the youth teams of Guadalajara practically, adopted Carlos in order to support his dreams of being a football player.
He made his senior team debut as a substitute on August 20, 2011 in a match against Monterreycoming in for Omar Arellano at the 76th minute. He was the most used substitute in the Apertura 2011 coming in as a sub on eight occasions. He was named to be in the initial line-up in the Copa Libertadores 2011 as a starter against Deportivo Quito, thus scoring his first official goal with the senior team in all competitions. The first time he completed an entire game was in week six of the Clausura 2012 when they were defeated by Monterrey. The tournament in which he managed to accumulate the most minutes was in the Clausura 2014, totaling 1,286 minutes with 16 caps. He suffered from an injury in the start of the Clausura 2014 and on another in mid-season, this affected Guadalajara as they had 9 players injured midway through the Clausura 2014.
From the beginning of Liga MX and Copa MX Apertura 2014, Fierro has been capped 12 times and scored 3 goals, the same number of goals he scored in the 2013-14 season. As Guadalajara has never been in the second tier of Mexican football is struggling to avoid relegation, but still in hopes of fighting for the first positions, Fierro has stated his intent of consolidating himself as a starter for the club and taking that next step. Fierro has stated the support and guidance club legendary player Omar Bravo and Aldo de Nigris have shown him since his return to Guadalajara, even if it requires yelling and scolding.
On 7 September, Fierro scored a duet of goals against U de G in a 3-0 home win at Estadio Omnilife,scoring his first two goals of the season.
On 2 December 2015, Querétaro F.C. announced they had signed Fierro on a loan deal with the option of purchase.He made his official debut as a starter on 8 January 2016 at home against Club Atlas. He scored his first goal on 22 January 2016 in a home match against Sinaloa.
Fierro returned to the club for the 2017 season. After a year long loan to Querétaro he made his return on January 7, 2017 as a sub against Pumas UNAM in a 2-1 victory.
On 8 December 2017, Cruz Azul announced the signing of Fierro for a fee of $3 million USD, about $55 million MXN.
On 25 June 2019, San Jose Earthquakes acquired Fierro from Cruz Azul for an undisclosed fee, the club announced Tuesday. He spent 2018/19 on loan with Morelia. Fierro, 24, played under Quakes head coach Matias Almeyda when the pair were at Chivas de Guadalajara, winning the 2015 Copa MX and the 2017 Clausura Liga MX title. The winger had his best form with Chivas, scoring 17 goals and adding 17 assists in 185 appearances.
Fierro is known for his ability to become unmarked, and quickly mobile with the ball. While in play with or without the ball and having a decent shot with his right leg. He is also known for his fight, honor, intelligence and recovery of the ball while playing a defensive role. Most notably he is known for the decent technique when connecting the ball with the head also possessing good control while receiving the long through balls.
Fierro's older brother Gustavo Iván Fierro Guerrero was diagnosed with cancer in late 2008, Gustavo fought the war against cancer for nearly 4 years. Exactly 2 months after Carlos and Mexico conquered the U-17 World Cup, Gustavo died in the Hospital Country 2000 of Guadalajara, Jalisco at the age of 22.
Carlos Fierro was a major key to the national team that won the U-17 World Cup in 2011. He scored his team's first goal in the tournament against North Korea. Fierro was one of the most important players for his team, scoring in the round of 16 and quarterfinals of the tournament. He was awarded the Adidas Bronze Ball for his exceptional performance at the end of the tournament. He dedicated every goal to his brother Gustavo who was diagnosed with cancer in late 2008.
|Club||Season||League||Cup||North America||South America||Other1||Total|
|Guadalajara||2011–12||Primera División de México||21||0||—||—||5||1||—||26||1|
|Querétaro (loan)||2016||Liga MX||14||2||—||2||0||—||—||3||1|
|Cruz Azul||2018||Liga MX||13||1||4||0||—||—||—||17||1|
|Morelia (loan)||2018||Liga MX||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||0||0|
1Includes 2017 Campeón de Campeones and Supercopa MX matches.
Omar Bravo Tordecillas is a Mexican footballer who plays as a striker for UdeG of the Ascenso MX. He is Guadalajara's all-time leading scorer in all matches.
Carlos Arnoldo Salcido Flores is a former Mexican professional footballer. Salcido started his career as a left back, then converted to defensive midfielder, and ended it as a central defender.
Israel Castro Macías is a former Mexican footballer who last played as a defensive midfielder for Spanish club CD Toledo.
Rodolfo Cota Robles is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for León on loan from Pachuca.
Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. ; often simply known as Guadalajara and Chivas, is a Mexican professional football club based in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Guadalajara is one of the ten founding members of the Mexican First Division and along with Club América is one of only two teams that have never been relegated to the second-tier division.
Oswaldo Alanís Pantoja is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Major League Soccer club San Jose Earthquakes on loan from Guadalajara.
Jesús Enrique Sánchez García is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays as a Right back for C.D. Guadalajara of the Liga MX.
Jair Pereira Rodríguez is a Mexican football defender who currently plays for Liga MX team Querétaro FC.
Carlos Alberto Peña Rodríguez is a Mexican footballer who plays as a midfielder For Correcaminos UAT.
Michael Pérez Ortiz is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays as a Midfielder for Querétaro F.C. of the Liga MX.
Carlos Ernesto Cisneros Barajas is a Mexican footballer who currently plays as a winger for Club Toluca on loan from C.D. Guadalajara of the Liga MX.
Rodolfo Gilbert Pizarro Thomas is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Major League Soccer club Inter Miami and the Mexico national team.
José Antonio Madueña Lopez is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a right back for Mexican club Guadalajara.
Hedgardo Marín Arroyo is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Liga MX club C.D. Guadalajara.
Ángel Zaldívar Caviedes is a Mexican professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Club Puebla in Liga MX on loan from Guadalajara.
Orbelín Pineda Alvarado is a Mexican professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Liga MX club Cruz Azul.
Alejandro "Alex" Zendejas Saavedra is a Mexican-American footballer who currently plays as a winger for C.D. Guadalajara of the Liga MX. He also holds U.S. citizenship having grown up in Texas and appeared for U.S. youth squads before signing with Guadalajara.
The Apertura 2016 Copa MX was the 76th staging of the Copa MX, the 49th staging in the professional era and is the ninth tournament played since the 1996–97 edition.
The Apertura 2016 Copa MX Final was the final of the Apertura 2016 Copa MX, the ninth edition of the Copa MX under its current format and 76th overall organized by the Mexican Football Federation, the governing body of association football in Mexico.
The Clausura 2017 Copa MX Final was the final of the Clausura 2017 Copa MX, the tenth edition of the Copa MX under its current format and 77th overall organized by the Mexican Football Federation, the governing body of association football in Mexico.