What They're Saying: Paul McDonough

“You have to see them a lot, meet them, look at character, how they act on field and off — do they argue with the ref, are they cheating on defense? Are they good teammates? How does he warm up? Does he smile when he’s playing soccer? Does he love it? We want to weed through all the parents who think their kids are great and find the real special kids.”

-- Paul McDonough, sporting director of Inter Miami, which will enter MLS in 2020, on recruiting for the 160-player academy program (all boys) it will open this summer with players picked exclusively from South Florida (no out-of-area players). (Miami Herald)
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