Player Profile: Salvador “Junior” Villegas

Player Profile: Salvador “Junior” Villegas

Salvador “Junior” Villegas, born in 2001, is a rising star in the Butte United Soccer Club in Northern California and plays in the NorCal Premier Soccer League, part of US Club Soccer. Villegas has caught the eye of not only the state program but also nationally having been invited to participate in state and national elite player programs for his age group.

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High School Players of the Week

High School Players of the Week

Payton McNatt, a junior forward from Houston High School (Germantown, Tennessee), and Grace Kitts, a junior midfielder from St. Teresa’s Academy (Kansas City, Missouri), are the TopDrawerSoccer.com High School Players of the Week.

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SoccerGrlProbs: A Social Media Phenomenon

SoccerGrlProbs: A Social Media Phenomenon

Amplified Soccer Athlete recently partnered up with SoccerGrlProbs who will contribute a regular feature in the monthly digital magazine. If you don't know who they are, you probably don't spend much time on social media. This group of young women took the simple humor of everyday problems soccer girls experience and turned it into a massive business. 

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Houston Dynamo’s Memo Rodriguez: The Beginning and on to the Future

Houston Dynamo’s Memo Rodriguez: The Beginning and on to the Future

“Keep on going, keep on going. Don’t stop!”

These are the words Houston Dynamo midfielder Jose ”Memo” Rodriquez continues to tell himself every day to become the best soccer player he can be. Memo, which the 19-year-old prefers to go by, is a Texas native who was signed in December as the sixth homegrown player in Dynamo history. 

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Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Energy, Passion, Determination and Hard Work! These adjectives describe Yael Averbuch and are feelings evoked in the image that adorns the main page of our website and the cover of the first issue of Amplified Soccer Athlete magazine.

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Sample College Women's Soccer Summer Workout

Sample College Women's Soccer Summer Workout

The purpose of preseason training is not to develop fitness, rather, it is to organize and develop team tactics.  In order to manage injury prevention and physical wellness during this challenging time of the season, commitment to summer fitness training is absolutely vital.  A player who is not in great physical condition cannot perform efficiently. This sample conditioning program has been formulated to fit your needs based on your competition schedule during the summer months.

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Low Low High Buddies

First touch is critical here out of the air, treat the ball like an egg, nice and gentle! Don't forget that its International Women's Day, so call your Mum, sisters and friends to let them know you appreciate all they do for you! TAG your teammates to see if they will attempt low low high buddies with you at practice this week!

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