Robinson leaves Chile amid possibility he might play for US
Striker Robbie Robinson left Chile's national team hours before Thursday's World Cup qualifying match against Brazil after admitting he is unsure whether he wants to play for the United States instead. The Inter Miami player has dual nationality; his father is American and his mother is Chilean. Robinson did not show up for Chile's afternoon practice on Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing virus concern
Major League Soccer MVP Carlos Vela will not accompany Los Angeles FC to the league's return tournament in Orlando this month. Vela announced his decision Monday, July 6, 2020, citing his concern for the health of his family, including his pregnant wife. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)Major League Soccer is about to resume its season in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry about what will happen next. FC Dallas withdrew from the tournament on Monday after 10 players and a coach tested positive for the virus. We are proud of Major League Soccer, and we want to show our game to the world, Orlando City coach Oscar Pareja said.
Inter Miami Selects Two College Stars in the Draft and Teases International Signings
Inter Miami selected first and third overall, so there are two new names you should get used to hearing: Robbie Robinson and Dylan Nealis. David Beckham and Inter Miami had a day, people. So, yeah, Inter Miami used the first overall selection on about as sure a thing as there is in college soccer. With Robinson upfront and Nealis manning the middle, Inter Miami yesterday afternoon secured a nice foundation for the future of its offense. pic.twitter.com/l4jEBsGOZg Inter Miami CF (@InterMiamiCF) January 9, 2020After the draft, CBS 4's Mike Cugno caught up with Inter Miami sporting director Paul McDonough, who told Cugno he believes Nealis is the most MLS-ready player coming out of the draft.miaminewtimes.com