The Sounders FC midfielder turns 25 years old today. I’m sure he’ll find some time to celebrate in this busy week for the team. There are just two training sessions before a lengthy two-game roadtrip (Dallas and Toronto).
In some other links Seattle-related, Kasey Keller has been updating his blog regularly these days and his most recent offering is on the dramatic win against Kansas City. Also, team announcer Arlo White got some love.
Let’s get to some links:
- Edson Buddle‘s crazy-amazing scoring streak for L.A. has a lot of people talking. Maybe he’ll get to do some ads with Derek Jeter, like his high-profile teammate.
- In case you haven’t seen ’em already, here’s a good compilation of the weekend’s MLS highlights.
- Be sure to check out some MLS attendance numbers. This a day after the Mariners had their lowest-attended home game ever.
- Here’s another story on Marcus Hahnemann, which mentions MLS.
- Some links from around the world: this volcano in Iceland is causing problems, Wembley Stadium is replacing its ever-troubling turf, Gianluigi Buffon is linked to Manchester City and, lastly, could the Italian Alessandro Del Piero be headed stateside?
Here are the videos to close it out. Low-quality footage, but high-quality entertainment.
1. Here’s a tip to goal scorers: don’t try to celebrate in the opposing fans’ section.
2. And how’s this for the most crazy-bizarre goalkeeper save you’ve ever seen…?