Soccer Social

Soccer Social

It will be difficult to match last week's Lego bonanza and wedding announcements on Soccer Social but we are here to try. 

Didier Drogba seems to be enjoying what's left of the Canadian Summer before he hits the field for the Montreal Impact. The USWNT Victory tour has begun and an 8-0 thrashing of Costa Rica has only helped to keep the party going. The NWSL is not having as fantastic of a week and Quincy Amarikwa is up to his old antics...

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Passion is your privilege

Passion is your privilege

"When you are truly living on the edge....there’s no room at all for error. It’s a luxury you can’t afford."

"For the rest of us, though, there’s a cushion. Being wrong isn’t fatal, it’s merely something we’d prefer to avoid. We have the privilege of being wrong. Not being wrong on purpose, of course, but wrong as a cost on the way to being right."

I really wanted to speak to this point, that for most of us, being wrong or failing isn't going to kill us. It isn't a be all end all. And it isn't going to be much more than an annoyance or unwanted bump in the road.

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How to Get Recruited with Quincy Amarikwa and Ross LaBauex

How to Get Recruited with Quincy Amarikwa and Ross LaBauex

Chicago Fire forward, Quincy Amarikwa, and former Colorado Rapids and Rochester Rhinos midfielder, Ross LaBauex join us to discuss the college recruiting process. Together Quincy and Ross wrote “The Ultimate College Soccer Recruiting Blueprint” and co-founded PerfectSoccerRecruit.com, making them the perfect guests for this hangout. 

Send your questions to Quincy, Ross, or Amplified Soccer on Twitter using the hashtag #SoccerRecruit and we will answer as many as we can at the end of the show.

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