Yep! Also, did we trade up for Stolz? I feel like we did. Cause with Boateng we gave away a not insignificant amount of allocation for that draft pick for him, and the best thing we got out of it was Buckmaster, not even the guy we were trying to take!
No, Stolz was our own pick... and we got Nealis, not Buckmaster, as the throw-in. Buckmaster was for Amando Moreno.
Is he the first player to a have a true European style soccer career arc? Academy, then sticking with the first team for more than a handful of games/seasons and retire with the team. That alone is an accomplishment beyond individual contribution to the team over the years.
What it means to be a product of our academy seems to be a bit murky to me.
He even went on loan to a lesser club when struggling for playing time!
Hey Alexi, you know what's "so Metro"? Firing the best coach in American history because you realized that while you were the boss on paper, he was superior to you not only intellectually and in his understanding of the game... but as a human being.
“The good news, guys,” Armas told his team as they returned to training this week, “is that we love this time of year and everyone’s counting us out. It’s all there for us. We just know that when that whistle blows in a few weeks, it is game on. And for me, that’s the beauty.”
"we love this time of year"
What team has he been coaching for the last 5 years?