Fredy Henkyer Montero Muñoz (born 26 July 1987), known as Fredy Montero (Spanish pronunciation: , is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Major League Soccer club Seattle Sounders FC. He is Seattle's all-time top scorer in official club competitions, scoring 70 goals with the club between two stints: 2009 and 2012, and since 2021. Montero has been called up to the Colombian national team five times, scoring once in an unofficial match against Catalonia.
Montero began playing youth soccer at Deportivo Cali at age six. He earned his professional debut at age 18 in 2005 before being sent on loan to Academia for the season. Montero was loaned to Atlético Huila for two additional years, becoming the league topscorer in the 2007 Torneo Apertura before returning to Deportivo Cali and becoming league top scorer for a second time in the 2008 Torneo Finalización.
Montero was loaned to the Major League Soccer expansion team Seattle Sounders in 2009, where he was named Newcomer of the Year and led the team in goals. Montero was sold to the Sounders in 2010 and became a Designated Player and a permanent resident of the United States. During his four seasons as a Sounders player, Montero was named to the MLS All-Star squad twice, playing against Everton in 2009 and being named inactive in 2010.
Montero played for a number of years in Portugal at Sporting CP; across two stints from 2013 to 2016 and 2018 to 2019, he netted 43 goals across all competitions for Os Leões. He also played in Canada for Vancouver Whitecaps FC and in China for Tianjin TEDA.
6 appearances in the current 2022 Season
CONCACAF Champions League
Seattle Sounders FC
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff