Former goalkeeper who made 215 appearances for the Chicago Fire from 1998 to 2006, helping the team with the MLS Cup in 1998 and three Lamar Hunt US Open Cups from 1998 to 2003. He was named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year in 1998 and 2009.He made 8 appearances for the US national team from 1994 to 2001.He and fellow goalkeeper Kasey Keller were teammates on the US national team.BEFORE FAME
He debuted professionally for the MetroStars in 1996.PERSONAL LIFE
He was raised as the youngest of four siblings.The meaning of the name Thornton: From The Thorny Town FUN FACTS
Soccer Player Zach Thornton were born on Wednesday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Ox, it is 277 days until Zach Thornton next birthday.