Scoring the first goal in your team's history is a big deal. Andy Craven found that out on Saturday night when he scored the first goal for S2, it's been nothing but love since then.
Pablo "Pablito" Rossi (he of much bending) was voted USL Player of the Week with 65% of the vote. Joining Rossi on "Team of the Week" from S2 were Craven and Giuliano Frano.
Major League Soccer
Today at 9 a.m., Major League Soccer and Dr. Bill McGuire had/will have an "Important Announcement on the future of Soccer in Minnesota". The news conference will be streamed live on Mlssoccer.com.
When talking "Kaka," people don't always listen, but when it's Kaka the former Ballon d'Or winner they do. Loving life in Orlando and the MLS, the man no longer known as Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite shares what it was like to break his back at 18 and later win the Champions League with AC Milan.
He was called a "Phenom" at Akron, a "Failure" for the U23 national team, and as the head coach of the Portland Timbers an "Enigma". Caleb Porter is learning the hard way that winning in MLS is better than having a good philosophy.
It's a big week for US Soccer; The US plays Denmark today at noon on ESPN2. The U23 team plays Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday, and the U20 team plays England on Sunday. Here is a look at all three teams and their rosters.
The US Paralympic team knocked off 4th ranked Netherlands in the opening round of the Povoa tournament. The US plays Ukraine on the 25th, Argentina on the 26th, and Portugal on the 27th in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal.
If you're a hardcore soccer fan you might know the name Mino Raiola, the agent to the stars, (world football stars that is.) Raiola can claim Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mario Balotelli, and Paul Pogba as his clients, and he is all about making money.
In other FIFA news a "Promise of Transparency" has been made by FIFA. Hang on. Don't laugh! This is good news because FIFA has been asked to "ensure the USA receives the 2026 World Cup". FIFA can't get any more transparent than that.
Top 10 all-time Nutmegs. Ricardo Kishna is my number one.
Goal of the week Nominees