Open tryout winner from Prospect High makes his dream come true.
"Pari came in to camp eager to learn and be a part of this team," said Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas. "Over the course of the last couple of months Pari worked tirelessly to earn his spot. His undeniable charisma and passion for this game coupled with his experiences in Greece and Cyprus were defining factors in us signing Pari."
"Playing professional soccer has always been a dream of mine," said Pantazopoulos. "I moved to Chicago in 1998 and grew up idolizing Fire players like Razov, Nowak and Klopas and now I’m a part of this team. I’m thankful to the Fire organization for this unbelievable opportunity."