Soccer Spotlight, Diego Fagundez, New England Revolution, Midfielder

Diego Fagundez's breakout season came in 2013 when he scored 13 goals and added seven assists in his first season as a regular. He was the first Homegrown in New England Revolution history, the first Homegrown field player to log 10,000 minutes in Major League Soccer (MLS) and youngest player to record 100 appearances and 25 goals in league history.

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New Dinner with Racers Episodes are Available!

Who's hungry?

Dinner with Racers co-hosts Sean Heckman and Ryan Eversley have been busy and that means good stuff for YOU. Several new episodes are available - including the first-ever LIVE Dinner with Racers podcast held at Watkins Glen International. You won't want to miss that one as we had lots of fun with several different IMSA drivers.

Visit http://www.dinnerwithracers.com/episode-guide/ or download to listen! 

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Soccer Spotlight: Carlos Vela, LAFC, Forward

As the LAFC and the LA Galaxy gear up to face off this Friday night as part of Major League Soccer’s Heineken Rivalry Week, we’re taking a look at LAFC Forward Carlos Vela, who is in this week’s Continental Tire Soccer Spotlight.

The game will take place in front of a sold out crowd at the StubHub Center and can be viewed on ESPN beginning at 10:30 PM ET.
 

Q. Away from the game do you play any video games?

A. I don't play soccer video games, but I play NBA games. I'm very good! I don't pick a specific team - I'm good with all of the teams!

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Soccer Spotlight: Miguel Almiron, Atlanta United, Midfielder

Following an exciting 2018 MLS All-Star game in which Miguel Almiron teamed up with four of his fellow Atlanta United teammates on the MLS All-Star team in front of a sell-out crowd of over 72,000 fans in Atlanta, we get to know Miguel a little better in this week’s Soccer Spotlight.

Read about one specific fan moment among Atlanta United’s many supporters that stood out to Miguel in just his very first game with the team.

Q. How important is team camaraderie?

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Continental Tire Supports Soccer in the Streets

On Monday, July 30, in advance of the MLS All-Star Game, Continental partnered with MLS’ ExtraTime Radio and Soccer in the Streets to host a pick up soccer game with 150 players at Five Points Marta Station, the new home of Urban Soccer in Atlanta. This field is the world’s first soccer field in a train station providing easy access to playing facilities for youth players in and around the city of Atlanta.

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Celebrate Soccer with Continental Tire!

Do you want to win season tickets to your favorite Major League Soccer (MLS) club? Show us how YOU celebrate soccer in our Celebrating Soccer Sweepstakes! You could win two (2) tickets to every home match during the 2019 MLS season.

How do you enter?

Snap an original photo of you and your family (your soccer family counts too!) showing how you celebrate soccer! Marches and road trips? Tifos and Continental Tire scarves? It's up to you! But share your original photos, and story, with us and be entered for a chance to win.

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Soccer Spotlight: Josef Martinez, Forward, Atlanta United FC

Josef Martinez is one of the hottest players of the 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) season, playing for Atlanta United FC. He broke the single-season scoring record earlier this year and was named the August MLS Player of the Month. He's also helped his team advance in the MLS Cup playoffs. Atlanta United FC will face the New York Red Bulls this month in the Eastern Conference Final. Whoever wins will compete in the MLS Cup on December 8, 2018.

Atlanta United FC leads the league with 63 points and are among the highest-scoring teams in the league.

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