ASN Morning Read: The Whole Gang Going to Brazil
The United States men's national team gets on a plane and boy are there a lot of them heading south; Michael Bradley prepares for his reintroduction; Another Michael prepares to return home.
Jurgen Klinsmann will bring all 26 players in camp to Brazil. The initial plan called for three to be left behind. “We have been extremely pleased with the performance of the group in the first week,” Klinsmann said. “The players came in very fit and have done really well in training. Therefore, we believe they have all earned a chance to go to Brazil for these next 12 days. We are excited about getting down to Sao Paulo and continuing the work. This is a huge opportunity to get to know our environment for the World Cup.”
Click here to find a gif of Jozy Altidore getting fouled taking a dive doing what it takes to draw a penalty.
Michael Bradley will be introduced today in Toronto. There's still time to let us know what you think about the move. He scored a bunch of goals.
It looks like Michael Parkhurst is coming back to Major League Soccer. The Columbus Crew traded a draft pick and cash to the New England Revolution for the former Defender of the Year's rights.
Sheffield Wednesday, now with more Oguchi Onyewu. The defender signs a deal through the end of the season.
ESPN is considering using something called the Megacast for the World Cup final. I have no idea what that means. The network will also air 30 for 30: Soccer Stories, documentaries about the beautiful game.
January 13, 2014
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