In a year where turmoil around the world promoted negative headlines and cultural divide, Real Salt Lake and Major League Soccer joined with other professional sports leagues around the country to promote racial equity and equality. Led by RSL Academy Director of Coaching Arnold Rijsenburg and the RSL Foundation, the club initiated an education program to lead the way to enact change from the ground up not only at RSL, but around the world.
The United States U-23s have a preliminary group of players who are on the list to hopefully deliver a place in the Olympics. Yesterday, Concacaf released the preliminary rosters for the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which takes place next month in Guadalajara, Mexico. As part of that, the U-23s released their list of 48 players who will be the available player pool for head coach Jason Kreis to choose from next month.
We all know that 2021 is going to be a busy year for MLS players and for several FC Dallas players, it could be a massive career-enhancing year. Concacaf has released the preliminary rosters for the this year’s Summer Olympics and four FC Dallas players along were named to Jason Kreis’ US squad. Midfielders Brandon Servania and Tanner Tessmann along with strikers Jesus Ferreira and Ricardo Pepi are on the list.