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The 50/50 Blog

Note:  Opinions expressed on the US Youth Soccer Blog (web log) are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer). Links on this web log to articles do not necessarily imply agreement by the author or by US Youth Soccer with the contents of the articles. Links are provided to foster discussion of topics and issues. Readers should make their own evaluations of the contents of such articles.


The 50/50 Blog: 1.23.14


Altidore is headed to Wembley



Jozy Altidore and Sunderland are on their way to the Capital One Cup final after taking the penalty shootout at the end of a 3-3 aggregate tie with home side Manchester United. Read more here.



Coming to America



Not all the soccer talent in the world wants to play in other leagues. For French midfielder Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi, his move to the San Jose Earthquakes does not just signify the next phase of his career, but also the realization a lifelong dream. Read more here.



Not again...


Brazil Stadium Trouble

Valcke showed real concern about the pace of construction at the Arena da Baixada after visiting the southern city on Tuesday, saying that work there is more than late. He said he believes the stadium will make it, but declined to guarantee it will be part of the tournament that begins in June. Read more here about the stadium problems.



A video favorite


We've had a lot of people ask for this video lately so we thought it'd be a good watch for everyone again. This video gives me goosebumps every time I watch it. Enjoy!






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