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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Best XI: FIFA World Cup Group A

Best XI Group A FIFA World Cup

The first of Under the Wall’s Best XI series takes a look at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and asks, “What if the best players from each group could be on the same squad?” How neat would it be if the standouts from less talented countries could join the powerhouses to create a megateam, and those teams had to join forces to compete with other groups in the World Cup?

The answer is pretty freakin’ neat.  Continue reading