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AC Milan's forward Mario Balotelli (C) fights for the ball with AS Roma US midfielder Michael Bradley (back) and AS Roma Brazilian defender Leandro Castán during their Serie A football match between AC Milan and AS Roma at San Siro Stadium in Milan on May 12, 2013.
In reality, no player should be released. US player or other internationals ... We should adhere to FIFA rules. ... If our US internationals are going for friendlies, then others should. We're on the same page here. It's not one rule for one and one for another.
That's only beginning to happen in Europe, where soccer attendees tend to skew male and younger relative to U.S. sports
I was Jozy Altidore's roommate the last time I played ... We want to make sure that's not always the German players staying together. We are one team and a very good one. It's not about the German players and the rest of the team, I think we all speak well with each other. I communicate well with the guys on the [U.S.] team. They know when I come I don't speak so good English but they help me a lot.More quotes »
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NYCFC tabs Claudio Reyna as director of football
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