ASN Morning Read: It's Been A Week Already
Tuesday marks the one week anniversary of the United States' elimination from the World Cup; Fabian Johnson's new club downplays his injury; Omar Gonzalez shows some skin in the "Body Issue."
Blake Thomsen takes a look at Jurgen Klinsmann and dual-national recruitment, the rapid potential solution to the U.S.’s talent deficiencies.
July 08, 2014
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After suffering a hamstring strain against Belgium, Borussia Monchengladbach is confident Fabian Johnson will be good to go when the team gets together in a few weeks. "We think he can start training with no problems on the 21st," press officer Markus Aretz told MLSsoccer.com. "There will be no delay; it's nothing serious." The team’s first competitive fixtures are a Europa League playoff match on Aug. 21, with the Bundesliga opener on Aug. 24.
Omar Gonzalez bares (almost) all in ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue":
Mark Geiger is the fourth official for today’s Germany-Brazil match.
MLS All-Star Game voting update! Nick Rimando, Matt Besler, Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan lead at their respective positions.
You’ve had a week to reflect, so now is a good time to sound off on the United States’ World Cup performance
More awesome New York Times interactive work. Major League Soccer had 3 percent of the players in the World Cup's group stage and 4 percent in the Round of 16.
Tweets of the week!