Frank Klopas is a former American forward of Greek descent who is currently the head coach of MLS club Chicago Fire. He was born on 1 September 1966 in Prosimna, Greece.
Frank started his professional career with Chicago Sting in 1983 spending five seasons at the club and recording 62 goals in 140 matches. In between 1988 and 1996, he played in Greece for AEK Athens FC and then for Apollon Athens. Klopas met with much success at AEK as his side won four Greek Championships, the Greek Super Cup in 1989 and the Greek League Cup in 1990. In 1996, Klopas returned to the USA and joined Kansas City Wizards in an inaugural 1996 MLS season. In the 1998 season, he signed for Chicago Fire and won the MLS Cup trophy that year. Moreover, the forward featured for the United States national team since 1987 till 19998 amassing 39 international appearances.
Frank Klopas took up coaching in 2004 when he was appointed a head coach of Chicago Storm. In 2011, he took over Chicago Fire after coach Carlos de los Cobos. Klopas celebrated his first managerial 1-0 win over Columbus Crew on 12 June 2011.
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