August 1, 2013 at 10:06 AM
Local 55-and-over women’s team kicks off World Masters Games (Thursday links)
Here is a cool story about local women’s soccer team “Seattle’s Best” headed for Italy for a tournament — though you might not have guessed it’s a 55-and-over team.
They’ll be playing in the World Masters Games (an Olympics-style event) in Turin, Italy, starting today.
Let’s get to some links:
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— Looks like Roberto Chen has indeed signed with Spain’s Malaga, and for a lot more money than the Sounders would’ve been able to pay.
— Sounders Women forward Janine Beckie has been called up by the U.S. U-20 national team.
— Portland Thorns FC has signed former University of Washington standout Tina Ellertson.
— Lastly, Cristiano Ronaldo was at the Dodgers game last night, where he threw out the first pitch, did some juggling, took some batting practice… check it out.
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