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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: 4.30.14


Real Madrid advances to Champions League final


In a game that no one thought would be one-sided, Real Madrid defeated Bayern Munich 4-0 to advance to the final. They will play the winner of today's game between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.


Nike Magista


Nike's newest cleat is now out for pre-order. Take a minute to see how it is put together.



USMNT Leftbacks



Following suit with the centerback article yesterday here is a look at the prospective left backs for the U.S. Men's National Team in the World Cup.



Orlando City hits stadium issue


Orlando City

With all these new expansion teams rushing to get into the MLS it seems like there are problems popping up with their stadium deals. Miami is having trouble getting approval for their number one spot, and NYCFC looks like they may have trouble getting a stadium in the Bronx like they want. Joining the party is Orlando City who is struggling to get the last piece of land needed from a church. See how much the church wants them to pay.



Bicycle Kick


We love seeing acrobatic goals and this goal by Mauro Zarate is no exception.






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