Fernandez signed with FC Dallas on Jan. 10, 2013.
2013: Started 26 games for FC Dallas, making 88 saves and earning seven clean sheets… Went 7-10-9 in goal for the Dallas side and logged a 1.58 GAA… Earned a 2013 MLS All-Star starting nod via fan vote after a stellar first half of the season. Pre-FCD: Fernández got his start in the youth system of Universitario de Deportes of the Peruvian first division. He made his professional debut with the club in a 1-1 draw with Union Huaral on July 31, 2005. Fernández would go on to play in 143 matches for Universitario between his debut and 2010. Fernández was signed by OGC Nice of the French first division in December of 2010. The 6-1 goalkeeper appeared in two matches for the four-time French Ligue 1 champions since his debut on Aug. 31, 2011. Fernández backstopped Nice in a 2-1 victory over Toulouse in the third round of Coupe de la Ligue.
Fernández has earned 24 international caps with the Peruvian National Team since March 26, 2008… Made 11 starts for Peru during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying cycle… Kept clean sheets in 1-0 wins over Chile and Ecuador on March 22 and July 7, 2013, respectively.
Mother is Carla Giovanno… Father is Cesar Fernandez Garcia… Has two siblings (Cesar and Carla Fernandez)… Likes listening to music, working out and going to movies in his spare time… Would be an actor if he wasn’t playing professional soccer… Likes any type of action movies… Favorite musician is Romeo Santos.