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September 14, 2012 at 9:45 AM

ECS featured in The Wall Street Journal’s story on tifo (Friday links)

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The Emerald City Supporters got a lot of love in a story Friday in The Wall Street Journal on tifo (there’s a video and photo gallery, as well).

ECS co-president Greg Mockos was quoted in the piece, which described last year’s Decades of Dominance tifo pictured above as “likely the most complex tifo in U.S. history.”

Nice to see the local supporters get credit for their hard work.

Let’s get to some links.

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— NBA star Dwyane Wade recently said he wants to get into soccer and go to a game. Somebody needs to get that guy a ticket for tomorrow.

— Around the league, former Mexican international Guillermo Franco has signed with the Chicago Fire, Christian Wilhelmsson has been officially added to the LA Galaxy roster, and Chris Pontius signed a new deal with D.C. United.

— A couple interesting stories from the league website, here’s one on brothers of high-profile stars coming to MLS (speaking of which, it sounds like Kaka‘s brother will sign with New York) and another on Thierry Henry hoping to leave a legacy here beyond winning.

— CONCACAF has formed an integrity committee, so there’s that.

Here’s a look at how homegrown players of MLS teams are doing in college.

— Lastly, here’s our good friend Arlo White previewing the big game…

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