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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: 7.7.14

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Welcome Home

 

 

The Colombian National Team returned home to more than 100,000 fans waiting in the streets. I feel like this is how every national team should be received back home after a tournament.

 


 

Yedlin to Roma?

 

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DeAndre Yedlin has reportedly attracted interest from around Europe in the wake of his breakout showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but the Seattle Sounders aren't quite ready to say goodbye to their prized right back just yet. Read more here.

 


 

See all the MLS goals from the weekend

 

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Miss the MLS action this weekend? No worries. You can click here to watch every goal!

 


 

Soccer Everywhere

 

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You can find beautiful places to play soccer even in the middle of Brazilian favelas.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 7.1.14

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Are You Ready?

Get pumped. USA vs. Belgium today for a spot in the quarterfinals.
 


I Believe...

ESPN did a story on the history of the "I Believe" chant. It's even more American than you think.
 


Drawing Dempsey

Check out this video of an artist drawing a very realistic Clint Dempsey.
 


Teddy Goalsevelt

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Learn more about the now famous U.S. Soccer supporter.
 

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The 50/50 Blog: 6.24.14

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Most Watched Match

 

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The dramatic match between the USA and Portugal captured the imagination of the entire country, and the overnight ratings back it up. Read more here.

 


 

Jozy Update

 

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Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t giving up on having Jozy Altidore back in the fold during the World Cup, but that will only happen should the United States advance to the knockout stage. Read more here.

 


 

What will it take to advance?

 

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Sitting in second place and facing Germany there is still a good chance of advancing to the knock-out rounds. Here's how they can do it.

 


 

US Youth Soccer Regional Championships

 

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The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships have concluded. Region II and Region II Championships are underway with the Region I Championships games kicking-off Friday. Follow all the action here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 6.20.14

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US Youth Soccer Regional Championships

 

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Three of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships are taking place right now. Follow them here.

 


 

USA vs Portugal 2002 edition

 

Can they do it again?

 


 

Heads up!

 

 

Even superstars miss every once in awhile as shown by Thomas Muller of Germany.

 


 

KAKA to Orlando City

 

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Thursday's rumors of Brazilian star Kaká joining MLS expansion club Orlando City in 2015 become more real on Friday morning, as the club released a statement about the potential signing. Read more here.

 


 

U.S. Women's National Team

 

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Alex Morgan was back to doing Alex Morgan things leveling the scoreline twice to help USA tie 2-2 against France. Read more here.

 

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