Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
D.C. United fans to honor Chico Solares
Washington Post D.C. Sports Blog, April 18th, 2012 12:45PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  d.c. united, obituary


D.C. United's Barra Brava and other supporters groups will hold a minute of silence to honor Chico Solares during the 12th minute, from 11:00-11:59, of Wednesday's game against Montreal.

Solares, who was one of D.C. United's strongest supporters, died suddenly Tuesday night. He was one of the elders of the Barra Brava, United's best-known supporters group.

At Big Soccer, United fans remembered Solares' kindness. “You could tell he was proud to be part of the DC supporter family, and that’s how he thought of all of us, as his extended family, even if he didn’t know your name," said one fan. “He was the kindest, most generous person I have ever known," added another. "He lived without regret and fear and truly was the biggest inspiration and greatest friend one could ask for.”

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Scolari turns criticism back onto the critics    
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is shrugging off criticism of several players as tension and excitement ...
Qatar begins down-sizing World Cup plans    
Qatar plans to scale back plans for the World Cup it is scheduled to host in ...
German unions request leniency for late arrival during World Cup    
German union leaders want employers to show leniency towards their soccer-supporting workers by allowing them to ...
Sao Paulo stadium not ready for proper test game    
The Arena Corinthians that will host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup will not ...
Who's Who of coaches cited to take over for Moyes    
Well, perhaps David Moyes can take some solace from his firing by Manchester United in the ...
Reports: Ronaldo Fit for Bayern Clash     
Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg against Bayern ...
Reports: Moyes Set to be Fired     
According to various reports in England and elsewhere, David Moyes looks set to lose his job ...
Guardiola: Bayern 'Looked Like a Small Side' Ahead of UCL Semi    
In an interview with the Spanish press, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola opened up about the ...
Gerrard: I Had Given Up on Premier League Glory     
In an interview with the Telegraph published prior to Liverpool's 3-2 win at Norwich City on ...
Roma Reaches UCL After Lengthy Absence     
AS Roma on Saturday qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since the ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives