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Shades of Maradona and Messi
April 3rd, 2013 3:31PM

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[VIDEO PICK] The Houston Dynamo's Bryan Salazar is a special player. He signed a homegrown contract with the MLS club after impressing in pre-season scrimmages between the first team and academy team. He played for the Dynamo academy team in the under-19 division at the Dallas Cup, where he scored a goal in the final against eventual champion IF Brommapojkarna of Sweden that has shades of the great goals Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi have scored, starting out near the same part of the field.



8 comments
  1. Matt Morse
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 4:53 p.m.
    too bad the FIFA rules don't apply in the US because Houston could sell this player to Europe and make a ton of money for their club and reinvest in and develop 100 more players like this...

  1. nick nicola
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 5:01 p.m.
    are you kidding me , just look at the speed and the amount of players was involved in that.and the Quality of his move , that's an MLS academy soccer, please just keep Maradona and Messi out of this? By the way whom he playing against?

  1. BJ Genovese
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 5:38 p.m.
    Wow... Maradona... Messi??? Not trying to knock this kid. But seriously... The last defender hacks at his leg... the second to last defender if you even want to call him a defender watches him pass by and just lazily jogs behind. But good for him because headlines like this could get him noticed ... just like Freddie...

  1. Pelusa Bastida
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 7:22 p.m.
    jajaja que ven estos tarados! que tratan de comparan maniobras tecnicas con circunstancias completamente diferentes. Es esta pobreza futbolistica con que aun vivimos, la que causan estos atrevimientos, que hacen tanto dano a nuestra juventud,los que saben de futbol, enfocan el futbol por el futbol en SI, no venden humo.Hay que respetar a nuestra juventud,y complementarlos en su medida,hacerlos mas grandes de lo que son es lo mismo que ignorarlos,hay muchos profecionales que llegan a primera con muchas deficiencias!!!,inchados por gente ignorante como este? hojala,la perseverancia y la consistencia de este pibe-jugador, lo lleve lejos.

  1. cisco martinez
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 9:54 p.m.
    Please, soccer America? This is absurd, most Soccer phenomenas peak or illustrate awesome characteristics at 16 or 17, maradona, pele, beckenbauer, cruyff, giggs, messi, all showed amazing potential against world class players not against Some unknown Swedish team.

  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: April 3, 2013 at 10:18 p.m.
    Does this young man play with consistent efficacy...one elegant play and he's already compared to the icons soccer...spare the print...besides Maradona was a cheat.

  1. Mark Karl
    commented on: April 4, 2013 at 2:35 p.m.
    You must be joking! This kind of praise for a totally mediocre goal is why the best players in the country are not noticed and don't rise to the national team. The same group of players get all the attention all of the time. The so called "best" do not necessarily make the "best" team. Lesson could be learned from hockey's U.S. team in 1980.

  1. Kevin Jones
    commented on: April 5, 2013 at 5:57 p.m.
    What an idiotic article. Messi and Maradona??? You are out of your mind. Pure ignorance. And please stop poaching Hispanics. Use your own players.


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