What They're Saying: Jesus Ferreira

"Now I get to do what I like. Before I had coaches telling me, 'Yeah, I want to call you in, I want you to come play,' but I couldn't. I could go and see my teammates perform. I always wanted to play against other countries, represent a country, and now that everything's done, all the paperwork is done, I can finally do that.”

-- Jesus Ferreira, who was born in Colombia but lived the USA since age 8, upon being cleared to play for the USA. The 19-year-old FC Dallas Academy product got his U.S. citizenship in December but had to await FIFA approval for eligibility as a naturalized citizen. He's slated to start for the USA against Costa Rica. (MLSSoccer.com)

2 comments about "What They're Saying: Jesus Ferreira".
  1. Wooden Ships, February 1, 2020 at 1:46 p.m.

    ESPNews? Rules me out. 

  2. Ginger Peeler replied, February 1, 2020 at 2:17 p.m.

    Ships, if you subscribe to ESPN+ (I do so I can watch a lot of the MLS games and sometimes Premier League and Bundesliga and some other sports,too) you can watch it on your app with a smart phone. I watch lots of games on my iphone. Open the app, pull up the search tool and type in "USMNT vs Costa Rica". You should get a notice of the start time for the game.  Sometimes the programs start about 5 minutes after the start time given. So there's a lag. No big deal. At least you get to watch  

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