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Atletico Nacional's triumph wipes away stain of first Copa Libertadores triumph 
Twenty-seven years after its first title, Colombia's Atletico Nacional won a second Copa Libertadores championship with a 1-0 win over ...
U.S. U-19 men down Mauritania, 1-0 
The U.S. U-19 men's national team, competing at the COTIF Tournament in Spain, rebounded from a 2-0 opening loss to ...
U.S. Abroad: Brooks returns to action in Hertha win 
John Brooks became the first of the Americans who played at the 2016 Copa Centenario to return to official competition ...
Castillo goes, MLS loses 
The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever been there, or will ...
Samoura says she's prepared for FIFA post 
Fatma Samoura, the first woman named to the post of Fifa secretary general, says the years she spent working in ...
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MLS All-Star Game: Soaking up the experience
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9:17 PM EDT
Photo A guy like Sacha Kljestan, an 11-year pro and veteran of the UEFA Champions League with Anderlecht, isn't so jaded that a chance to play alongside international stars like Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and Didier Drogba isn't cool. But what if you're a rookie just out of college like Keegan Rosenberry or Brandon Vincent?  
MLS Moves: 'Flaco' returns to Sounders 
Midfielder Alvaro Fernandez is back at Seattle for his second stint, signing on Thursday, a day after the Sounders acquired ...
Video Pick: Pulisic scores against Man City 
Borussia Dortmund's 17-year-old American Christian Pulisic scored the stoppage-time equalizer in a 1-1 friendly tie with Manchester City on Thursday, ...
MLS Moves: Castillo swept off his feet in Turkey 
FC Dallas star Fabian Castillo arrived in Turkey ahead of his anticipated transfer from MLS to Trabzonspor and was literally ...
MLS All-Star Game: Wondo ready for challenge 
All-Star Games are supposed to be wide-open, entertaining affairs, and if so, are tough tests for all of those players ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan 
"There's a reason you see the passion in this area: Soccer's in their blood now. It takes generations. You don't ...
What They're Saying: David Luiz 
"It's important to be an example, especially for the kids. I work every day with this mentality. I know I ...
MLS All-Star Game: Soaking up the experience 
A guy like Sacha Kljestan, an 11-year pro and veteran of the UEFA Champions League with Anderlecht, isn't so jaded ...
U.S. Abroad: Five Americans start in Tijuana Copa MX loss 
Tijuana started five Americans in its 4-0 loss to second division Lobos BUAP in Mexico's midweek Copa MX competition. A ...
Soccer on TV 
On Thursday the MLS All-Stars take on Arsenal ... Borussia Dortmund plays Manchester City in the International Champions Cup.
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla


U.S. U-19 men down Mauritania, 1-0
The U.S. U-19 men's national team, competing at the COTIF Tournament in Spain, rebounded from a 2-0 opening loss to ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Schmid departure starts to clear Sounders' deck for Lagerwey
Eighteen months after joining the Sounders as president of soccer and general manager, Garth Lagerwey is plotting a new path ...
College Soccer Reporter:
Paul Kennedy


USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds
Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's men's coach to become ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Randy Vogt


Refs: Use your head and wear a cap
I schedule a full check-up with my dermatologist every six months. When I was there last, this past May, she ...
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Castillo goes, MLS loses
The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever been there, or will ever go. But in my youth I read a most wonderful novel, "The Towers of Trebizond" -- and the ancient town with the lovely name of Trebizond has lost none of its attraction for me by becoming a modern Turkish town with an ugly name that sounds like a prescription drug -- Trabzon.

"It's important to be an example, especially for the kids. I work every day with this mentality. I know I can be with someone just for 10 seconds, one minute, and I can make the difference in his day or maybe in his life."

-- Paris St. Germain defender David Luiz on meeting young fans during the French club's U.S. summer tour. The touring European clubs promote their brands heavily, but players get a chance to meet young fans and impact their lives. (Los Angeles Times)