Tag: USA

A Name You Need to Remember – Gidieon Zalalem (Arsenal Midfielder)

Gidieon Zalalem is a name you should follow for the next couple of years.  The 17-year-old Arsenal midfielder/winger is on the thoughts and minds of many USMNT staff members as Arsenal continues its USA preseason tour.  The teenager is of Ethiopian descent but was born in Germany.  However, between the ages of 9 and 15,... Read more »

10 Post Match Thoughts from the 2-1 USA World Cup Loss to Belgium

Soccer mania was everywhere yesterday.  If you are from the United States, you wanted so badly for the stars and stripes to prevail over the Red Devils in an epic “instant classic” knockout round match.  Klinsy’s boys were led by what will undoubtedly be characterized as one of the best goalkeeping performances in recent memory... Read more »

5 Tips to Becoming a Better USA Soccer Fan While Also Starting to Love the MLS

It’s that time again.  Every 4 years, the critics and pundits in the grand ol USA get together to talk about the World Cup and how American soccer seems like it’s on the rise.  Even the controversial conservative political pundit, Ann Coulter (who I used to respect), took a stab at it this year and... Read more »

Do You See Orange or Red? Hottest World Cup Teams Right Now in the Top 16

          It’s Friday and there’s no World Cup on TV.  What’s that all about?  Since there are no games on today, I thought I’d give you some insight on the remaining 16 teams and who I think will make the top 4.  It’s been a great tournament with all different styles... Read more »

Without Bradley, the U.S. National Team Struggles - Subs Must Step Up Against Mexico On Tuesday

It came as a shock.  During warmups right before the U.S.A. World Cup Qualifier against Costa Rica last Friday night, midfielder Michael Bradley limped off the field with a sprained ankle.  With news of Bradley going down, his fellow teammates were speechless and manager Jurgen Klinsmann had to frantically insert Geoff Cameron into Bradley’s position.... Read more »

Sarajevo a Very Friendly Place For Jozy – Altidore Hatty Leads USA To Comeback Win Over Bosnia-Herzegovina

If you’re a USA soccer fan, you should feel extremely excited right now. The team has completely bought into the German way – that is “listen to team manager Jurgen Klinsmann”. After a dismal first half that saw the red, white, and blue trailing 2-0 in this friendly, the yanks began firing on all cylinders... Read more »

Deuce (s) Wild – Is Clint Dempsey's return to the MLS a Good Thing?

Clint aka “Deuce” Dempsey is headed back to American Soil. The MLS’ Seattle Sounders have all but finalized a deal to bring the American striker back to Major League Soccer where the Texan got his start. The former Furman, Revolution, and Fulham star fell out of favor with Andres Villas-Boas at Tottenham in London, England... Read more »

Is Soccer on the Uprise in the USA?

Don’t despair my soccer loving friends.  Even though the (Major League Soccer) MLS All-Stars suffered a somewhat humiliating loss to AC Roma yesterday in Kansas City, there is much to be happy about if you’re a soccer-lovin’ American.  In recent polling by sport scientists, soccer has been voted the second most popular sport amongst 18-24... Read more »
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    Born and raised in the Midwest (Chicago) of the good ol USA. Diehard soccer fan. Enjoys international travel, speaking languages, sports, and meeting people from different cultures.

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