Patrice Bernier will become the fifth former CF Montreal player to be honored on the team’s Wall of Fame.
A special ceremony is scheduled at Saputo Stadium on Saturday evening, as part of the game between CF Montreal and Orlando City SC.
In six seasons in MLS (2012-2017) and three seasons in the A-League (2000-2002), Bernier played 224 regular season games with CF Montreal and ranks third in this chapter in the history of the team.
In MLS, Bernier had 15 goals and 25 assists in the regular season. He was invited to the MLS All-Star Game in 2013. Captain from 2014 to 2017, he notably helped the team win the Canadian Championship in 2013 and 2014, and reach the Champions League final. Concacaf in 2015, and in the Eastern Conference final of the MLS Cup qualifier against Toronto in 2016.
Defenders Gabriel Gervais and Nevio Pizzolitto were inducted into the Wall of Fame on March 17, 2018, followed by goalkeeper Greg Sutton receiving the honor on July 6, 2019. Mauro Biello’s name was added to the Wall on July 16 last.
Players are selected according to specific criteria. They must have played a minimum of 100 games with the club, retired from professional soccer for at least five years, won an individual or collective honor and played their first game with the team at least 15 years ago .