Soccer Social

Soccer Social

Soccer Social has arrived! I hope everyone was able to navigate their wednesday without their usual Soccer Social fix. Next week we will be back to our normal schedule so breathe easy.  This week we had a few big events. The wedding we've all been waiting for, CONCACAF Cup, an Earthquake b-day, Crew babies, and more.

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Tommy Thompson Setting, Meeting & Scoring Goals

Tommy Thompson Setting, Meeting & Scoring Goals

Some days you’re starting in a FIFA U20 World Cup knockout round match. Some days you’re on a training field as the youngest member of your professional team.

This is the yo-yo 19-year-old Tommy Thompson rides as a youth international player who has also signed a Major League Soccer Homegrown Player contract. He has the skill set and pedigree to back both of those titles up. Thompson made that contract with the San Jose Earthquakes official in January of 2014. He followed by starting in eight of the 13 matches he appeared in as a rookie. Near the midway point of the 2015 season (with some teammates on international duty) he is adding more minutes, more starts, and more experience to his growing resume. 

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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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