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What’s In A Name? The Giovanni In Gio Reyna

Names in and of themselves are not all that interesting. It’s the meaning behind a name, bestowed upon a child at birth, that makes it special. When Giovanni Alejandro Reyna was born in Sunderland, England, to a pair of U.S. soccer players in 2002, the future Borussia Dortmund star was given a name that proved prophetic for his footballing prowess. 

How Do The Minimum MLS And NWSL Salaries Compare To Other U.S. Sports?

Having you ever sat there, lost in a reverie while the Netflix menu stands idle, thinking: "I’m not very athletic, all things considered, but I don’t need to be the star. Maybe I could be like Jürgen Klopp ('As a player I had fifth division skills and a first division brain') or better yet, Carlos Kaiser and earn a spot as the backup’s backup.

From Stateside To Spain: A Complete List Of Every American To Have Played In El Clásico

El Clásico might be the most storied rivalry in all of soccer. It dates back to 1902, and since then there have been 244 competitive meetings between Real Madrid and Barcelona, with each team claiming 96 wins. 

In recent years, the rivalry has expanded to other continents with the first El Clásico played on American soil taking place in Miami in 2017 during the International Champions Cup exhibition competition. 

The 42 Most Expensive Transfer Fees Ever Paid For American Soccer Players

It was only a matter of time before Christian Pulisic became one of the most expensive American soccer players of all time. Ultimately it was Chelsea that pulled the trigger on the Borussia Dortmund 20-year-old in January 2019, shattering the record for a U.S. soccer player, whether or not you think he was overpriced.

Freddy Adu's Movie Reviews: Rotten Stouffer's

Freddy Adu needs no introduction. After Sierra Mist told everyone he'd fix the ozone layer as a 14-year-old boy wonder, he instead went on to play professional soccer for 15 years while representing his country 17 times. A lot of people still aren’t happy about that and want him to get up there and fix that damn part of the stratosphere, but we say leave him alone. 

Here’s What The USWNT’s 2021 Schedule Looks Like

As much as people love to hate on 2020 for being a crappy year, the sad truth is that as the calendar turns to 2021, our problems won’t magically go away. It’ll be many months — years even — until the Covid-19 vaccine can be fully administered to the global population. Most of the world’s governments are still doing everything in their power to ignore climate change. And let’s not forget police officers are still shooting unarmed Black men with near impunity. But one thing the change in year will bring about is more games on the 2021 USWNT schedule.

Previa Del Preolímpico De La Concacaf

Premisa 1: El Campeonato Mundial de fútbol se juega cada dos años. Premisa 2: El nombre oficial de los certámenes de fútbol que se disputan cada dos años son: la Copa Mundial de la FIFA y los Juegos Olímpicos. Conclusión: El mundo entero se paraliza cada dos años por el evento deportivo más popular del globo terráqueo, el concilio ecuménico del fútbol.

USWNT Announces Pre-Olympics Friendly Against Old Rival

The top-ranked U.S. women's team will head to Europe in April to face Sweden as part of their preparations for the Tokyo Olympics where it will try to reclaim the gold medal that eluded it at the 2016 Rio Games, U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday.

U.S. Soccer said fans will not be allowed at the April 10 game in Stockholm and that it is currently finalizing a second match in Europe to be played on April 13.

Montreal To Play 2021 MLS “Home” Games In Florida For The Time Being

With just over a month remaining before the start of the 2021 MLS season, CF Montreal announced Monday it will open its schedule by playing home games at Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The move was made because of travel restrictions between the United States and Canada that started at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Toronto FC already has announced they will open their season with home games at both Orlando and Tampa. The Vancouver Whitecaps are expected to make Sandy, Utah, their temporary home next month.

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