This Trump wants to score goals — not political points. Barron Trump, President Trump’s 11-year-old son, was quietly added to a youth team of pro soccer’s DC United and is set to take the pitch Saturday at RFK Stadium. The roster addition to DC United’s U-12 academy team was first reported by youth soccer website Top Drawer Soccer’s Travis Clark and MLS blogger Pablo Maurer.
After Neymar and Edinson Cavani’s penalty drama that has blown up over the last few days and potentially led to Neymar’s exclusion from the PSG squad this weekend, Uruguayan legend Diego Forlan went on sports radio in his home country to not just back his former international teammate Cavani, but also throw a pair of Brazilians under the bus. Forlan obviously denounced Neymar’s role in the dispute, but he also picked out Neymar’s club and country teammate Dani Alves for favoring his countrymate. “What doesn’t make any sense is what Alves does, he doesn’t give the ball to Cavani and then gives it to Neymar as if he were his [explitive].
Real Salt Lake hosts the Seattle Sounders at 6:30 PM on Saturday night. The match features two of the hottest teams in the league. JOEtv will show this contest that could be a playoff preview. The center referee for the match will be Sorin Stoica. Jon Freemon is manning replay. Sounders are undefeated in their last 13 matches. Schmetzer’s group enters the weekend 4th in the West and 9th in the Shield race. They are 11-7-11 +7 overall and an above average 3-6-8 -3 record on the road. RSL is also streaking, having gone 6-2-3 since July. Merely 11-14-5 -7 overall, the Utah side is much better than their record indicates. They have an elevation-assisted 7-4-4 +7 record at Rio Tinto this year. Date/Time: