ASN Morning Read: Oh Hey, It's MLS Draft Day
What are you doing today at 12pm? Watching the MLS SuperDraft? Oh yeah, us too. Half a world away, the United States national team plays a friendly behind closed doors and details are scarce.
Major League Soccer squads start picking at 12pm today. Watch it on ESPN News to see who your favorite team ends up with. Has anyone done a mock draft? Oh yeah they have.
Our own profiled likely No. 1 pick Steve Birnbaum: "DC would be a great place to be. It’s a great organization. They’ve made some huge offseason moves getting a bunch of attackers like Eddie Johnson. If I fall there, it’d be awesome. I’d be excited to be the No. 1 pick. Who wouldn’t be? I’ll just be happy wherever I end up and hopefully be ready to contribute right from the beginning."
The United States will play FC Sao Paulo in a close door friendly today. According to Globo Esporte, "the U.S. has asked Sao Paulo FC not to divulge the score or details of the scrimmage." Hahaha. That's the best.
Opta takes a look at what Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe bring to Toronto FC. Your takeaway: Both are good. Bradley is very good.
Mark Geiger will serve as a referee during the 2014 World Cup. America!
Terrence Boyd tallied two goals for SK Rapid in an 8-0 preseason win. Shooting fish in a barrel, folks.
January 16, 2014
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