The Philadelphia Union's French midfielder/striker Sebastien Le Toux holds up a team jersey with the new sponsor, Mexican bakery company Bimbo, during a press conference Tuesday at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Bimbo (pronounced BEEM-bo) will pay the Union and MLS $12 million dollars over four years to be associated with the league.
Max Bretos is a commentator/on-air personality at ESPN with a heavy concentration on soccer duties. Bretos, who can be followed on Twitter at mbretos, is never shy with his opinions on the world's favorite sport.
The three college players selected by the Philadelphia Union during Thursday's MLS SuperDraft in Baltimore are (from left to right): University of Maryland goalkeeper Zac MacMath, age 19; University of North Carolina midfielder Michael Farfan, age 22; and University of Maryland-Baltimore County striker Levi Houapeu, age 21.
New Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Zac MacMath holds up his team jersey Thursday in Baltimore while surrounded by the Sons of Ben, the Union's raucous supporters' group.
Andy Stubbs, a Philadelphia Union fan from Fairless Hills, Pa., who originally hails from London, offers his usual informed analysis of the team's direction whenever we get together at PPL Park.