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MSantoine
Post #16
Friday July 29, 2016 12:22pm

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 3,602
Original post from admsghs27

http://www.espnfc.us/major-league-soccer/stor...

I think we all knew Liga mx is miles ahead of MLS....


This is the horse crap kind of quote that makes a player look stupid. He was no where near the best CB in MLS. His team practically begged him to leave so they could bring in a different player. No one in Europe wanted him. He goes to MX, walks into the starting role for the champions. His MLS time didnt help him become better than any Liga MX developed CBs in Pachua? Dumbass. Is Pogba going to say these things about Serie A? Did Bale say those things about EPL?

Gonzalez is a clown. ESPNFC is so anti US Soccer its ridiculous.

tylercocinas
Post #17
Friday July 29, 2016 3:54pm

Joined Aug 2012
Total Posts: 1,073
MSantoine, Omar isn't biased, he's quite right from my perspective. We all know that an MLS starting XI can hang with most Liga MX teams. But positions 12-20 is where the drop in quality is. Because of injuries, squad rotation, the timing of the knockout rounds etc., it is very rarely best in form XI vs best in form XI in CCL. Additionally, he was easily one of the top CBs in MLS. He had however grown complacent, probably due to the fact that there isn't enough quality on even LA to push him day in, day out.

MSantoine
Post #18
Friday July 29, 2016 4:55pm

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 3,602
Everyone knows the depth is the difference. The quality of play is not. We see time and time again guys who are semi succesful in MLS go over to MX and become week in week out starters (Gonzalez, Herc, Beasley, etc). We very rarely see MX guys come over to MLS and be successful.

You cant just blame that on style of play.

blaise213
Post #19
Friday July 29, 2016 5:31pm

Joined Sep 2012
Total Posts: 2,355
Original post from 2tone

Still not a fan of Trapp.


+1000

tylercocinas
Post #20
Friday July 29, 2016 5:49pm

Joined Aug 2012
Total Posts: 1,073
Original post from MSantoine

Everyone knows the depth is the difference. The quality of play is not. We see time and time again guys who are semi succesful in MLS go over to MX and become week in week out starters (Gonzalez, Herc, Beasley, etc). We very rarely see MX guys come over to MLS and be successful.

You cant just blame that on style of play.


Well to be fair, we rarely see players come to MLS from Liga MX period.

BG6
Post #21
Saturday July 30, 2016 12:17pm

Joined May 2014
Total Posts: 73
I read the article a few times looking for soemthing to be upset about but I don't see anything incendiary in it whatsoever. What is so controversial about him saying the league is different and that it has more depth? He doesn't put down mls either anyplace in the article

MSantoine
Post #22
Saturday July 30, 2016 1:00pm

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 3,602
Original post from BG6

I read the article a few times looking for soemthing to be upset about but I don't see anything incendiary in it whatsoever. What is so controversial about him saying the league is different and that it has more depth? He doesn't put down mls either anyplace in the article


I think the quote he leads the article with is pretty derogatory towards mls. He says that he really had to up his game to get to the level for MX. Insinuating that mls he could take games, plays off and that he didn't have to try to be a 4 time all star but he has to really try hard to make it in MX.

snipes87
Cleveland, Ohio
Post #23
Saturday July 30, 2016 2:59pm

Joined Jul 2013
Total Posts: 839
He didn't say anything any of us didn't already know. It's not much of an issue. Except for those who think MLS is quality soccer.
If you don't love it, leave it, USA #1
TheTruth
Post #24
Saturday July 30, 2016 10:04pm

Joined Dec 2013
Total Posts: 949
Nothing to see here. Don't blame Gonzo for a writer doing his job with a catchy headline.

dfw_fan
DfW
Post #25
Sunday July 31, 2016 2:06am

Joined Apr 2013
Total Posts: 849
Original post from TheTruth

Nothing to see here. Don't blame Gonzo for a writer doing his job with a catchy headline.


We will have many people with hurt feelings and bruised egos.

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