Jordan Morris

Breaking down the U.S.’s goal against Jamaica

When the highlight worthy flick is the least impressive part (US Soccer/Twitter) The flick made our jaws drop. It’s a play we seldom see executed, less by an American, and less still on a play that leads to a goal. More often than not, we see players try tricky touches and the ball rolls harmlessly …

Bruce Arena gets his first U.S. win in 11 years

…thanks to a kid who was 12 years old in 2006 (US Soccer/Twitter) The U.S. beat Jamaica 1–0 in the second friendly of Bruce Arena’s second stint as the team’s manager, following a 0–0 draw with Serbia that was only slightly less drab than this victory. Starting the match with a line-up straight from the island …

The only correct opinion on Jordan Morris’ career choices

Jordan Morris is a 21-year-old striker who has played for the Seattle Sounder’s youth academy and Stanford University. He’s made seven appearances for the U.S. national team, scoring one goal against Mexico. U.S. fans and media have identified him as their next great hope and have become heavily invested in his career decisions as a …

A Higher Education

After shining in recent friendlies, Stanford student and USMNT revelation Jordan Morris is at a crossroads By Brian Sciaretta Photo by Ryu In the year since the 2014 World Cup, Jürgen Klinsmann and the United States national team have experienced peaks and valleys. Some of the rocky patches included Landon Donovan’s messy farewell last October, prized …

A university student scored in the U.S.’s latest win against Mexico

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kD42O8bZ2VU The United States played a friendly against Mexico on what appeared to be an abandoned fairground in San Antonio, Texas. Though the pitch was an abomination, the result was a now familiar one — 2–0 to the USA. The U.S.’s first goal was a dream come true. It was scored by 20-year-old Stanford University sophomore Jordan …