Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley wears rainbow armband to show support for Orlando

(@SoundersFC) Michael Bradley wore a special rainbow captain’s armband bearing the U.S. team’s “One Nation” motto for their Copa America Centenario quarterfinal against Ecuador as tribute to the victims of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando that left 49 people dead. Fans of both nations attending the match in Seattle showed their support for Orlando …

A Daring Escape

The U.S. pulled off a late miracle in Amsterdam. Was it a blip, or the launch of a new identity? By John Stephens | Photo by US Soccer[W]hen Amsterdam ArenA’s retractable roof is closed, sound has nowhere to go. It gets trapped inside the Dutch capital’s showpiece venue, along with a spectacle of orange streamers …

Michael Bradley scores directly from a corner kick in Panama friendly

https://www.youtube.com/embed/r5SzMG9u5YQ Michael Bradley opened the scoring in the U.S.’s friendly against Panama in spectacular fashion by scoring an Olimpico in the 27th minute. The Toronto FC midfielder placed a perfect ball into the far corner of the net, in between the Panama keeper, a defender and teammate Jozy Altidore. Clint Dempsey went on to make …

The Case Against the Case Against Michael Bradley

The American midfielder is a victim of his own lofty expectations By Beck Barnes | Illustration by Devin Dulany [P]erhaps the most consistent narrative in the weeks before the World Cup was this one: that the USMNT would go exactly as far as central midfielder Michael Bradley would carry them. The idea was shared almost …

Michael Bradley in Rome

From a very young age, Bradley recognized the opportunity available to him and maximized it. Each day. Every week. In the Bradley family, that’s what chasing a dream looks like. by Luke O’Brien By the time I arrived at the Stadio Olimpico for the Rome Derby this April, ultras had already knifed four people, cracked open …