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Why is Michael Bradley Smiling All of a Sudden?

Defiant. Intense. Intimidating. The Michael Bradley scowl is a wonder to behold. But something has happened in recent months—MB is smiling much more these days, and we have the proof right here.
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BY John Godfrey Posted
June 10, 2013
12:15 PM
YOU'VE SEEN THE Michael Bradley scowl. It still exists. It is fiery and, for a number of years, seemingly ever-present.

Lately, however, Bradley seems like a much happier person—on the pitch, in media sessions, everywhere.

Don't believe me? Take a look at the slideshow above.

Just a few years ago, Bradley was playing with a perpetual chip on his shoulder, and his thousand-yard stare was always there.

We thought about asking Bradley, "Hey! What's with all of the grinning?" But that's just weird. So we decided to ask you, the insightful American Soccer Now reader, to chime in with your favorite theories.

Let us know below—psychobabble welcome.

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