Jersey Review: 2018 D.C. United Primary

Here’s another all-black design for the 2018 MLS season. D.C. United will don a familiar-looking primary kit as they enter their first season at Audi Field.

FRESH KIT FRIDAY ⚫️🔴 #DCU

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MLS Teams React to Upgraded NATIVO Ball

In a ballsy move, Major League Soccer made a bombshell reveal at today’s MLS SuperDraft presented by Adidas.

The beloved NATIVO ball received a facelift and was presented to scores of preoccupied general managers, sporting directors and journalists attending the 2018 SuperDraft in Philadelphia. While the news took many by surprise, some MLS PR teams were on the ball and made themselves early frontrunners for a coveted #MLSSochies award. Before we delve into which teams these were, let’s meet NAVITO 4.0. Continue reading

U.S. Soccer Loses Top Prospect Jonathan Gonzales to Mexico

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The USMNT start the year with a huge loss to their biggest rivals Mexico without even stepping on a field.

In the following letter, highly-touted 18-year-old Monterrey midfielder Jonathan Gonzalez described his intent to fulfill a one-time switch with FIFA to represent the Mexican national team during his international career.

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Infographic: Professional Soccer Players from Ohio

Ohio is home to some of the country’s most decorated soccer athletes. Whether they were born in the Buckeye State, or moved here for college, Ohio has produced a number of highly-skilled soccer players who have made contributions to professional teams and, on occasion, their national teams.

The following infographic shows where some of these athletes came from, and where they have applied their soccer skillset.

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Warm Takes from a Busy Day in American Soccer

March 29 was a mixed bag for American soccer, just as many predicted. The USMNT senior squad took care of business on a day that could have went down as the darkest moment in U.S. soccer history. Instead, a convincing 4-0 defeat of Guatemala left fans breathing easier and confident the USMNT will in fact play in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. More important than avoiding elimination though is the way this team came together when it most needed to the most. Not only did they get a result, but they did it in convincing fashion without some of their key players. It is no secret the national team has struggled over the past year, but Tuesday provided fans with some semblance of hope looking ahead to this summer’s Copa America Centenario.  Continue reading

Live Reaction to USA vs Columbia Olympic Qualifier

After a 1-1 draw with Columbia U-23, the U.S. youngsters need a win or 0-0 draw to ensure placement in the 2018 Rio Olympics. Captain and Columbus Crew SC midfielder Wil Trapp leads the USA U-23s into battle on home soil in Frisco, Texas.

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