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Atlanta United - Big City Dreaming

Started on 27 November 2016 by LeakyDefence
Latest Reply on 30 November 2016 by InvertedWingbacks
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The year is 2017. Atlanta United Football Club are now a part of the MLS.

Can the big city become a big team?

The Team: Goalkeepers



Alexander Tambakis (250k)
Nationality: Greek
Age: 24

The Team: Defenders



Eric Gehrig ($450k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 29
Central Defender, Right Back


Tyson Wahl ($56k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 32
Central Defender, Left Back



Tim Parker ($2.5m)
Nationality: USA
Age: 23
Central Defender



Dylan Remick ($475k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 25
Left Back, Wing Back



Shaun Wright-Phillips ($56k)
Nationality: English
Age: 35
Right Back, Wing Back, Wide Midfielder



Boyd Okwuono ($275k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 23
Right Back, Central Defender



Brandon Vincent ($725k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 22
Left Back, Central Defender



Bob Martínez ($1.6k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 18
Central Defender



Gael Clichy ($1.7m) // DESIGNATED PLAYER
Nationality: French
Age: 31
Left Back, Wing Back

The Team: Midfielders



Mikey Lopez ($600k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 22
Defensive Midfielder, Central Midfielder



Mix Diskerud ($1.9m)
Nationality: USA
Age: 26
Wide Midfielder, Central Midfielder, Attacking Midfielder



Héctor Daniel Villalba ($4.5m)
Nationality: Paraguay
Age: 22
Winger, Attacking Midfielder



José Villarreal ($1.2m)
Nationality: USA
Age: 23
Winger, Attacking Midfielder, Forward



Joaquín Alonso Hernández ($950k)
Nationality: USA
Age: 22
Winger, Attacking Midfielder, Foward



Kelyn Rowe ($1.3m)
Nationality: USA
Age: 25
Central Midfielder, Winger, Wing Back, Attacking Midfielder

The Team: Forwards



Kenwyne Jones ($275k) // DESIGNATED PLAYER
Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
Age: 32
Forward



Assuério ($1.2m)
Nationality: Brazil
Age: 23
Forward



Wayne Rooney ($12m) // DESIGNATED PLAYER
Nationality: English
Age: 31
Forward, Attacking Midfielder, Winger

MLS Superdraft Picks



José Manuel Ruiz
From: Seattle Sounders U-23 (Generation Adidas Player) / Aged 21

José Manuel Ruiz started his career with Seattle Sounders U-23's in September 2012, breaking into the first eleven in 2016 and subsequently making 34 league appearances.

Ruiz is a player with a growing reputation among football fans in America. In a recent press interview the goalkeeper revealed that he is feeling the pressure of constant press speculation as it is rumoured that New York City Football Club have an ongoing interest in him. He was drafted into the MLS as a Generation Adidas player in 2017 by Atlanta United, as a first round pick in the Superdraft.


James Okojie / Aged: 21
From: Portland Timbers U-23

James Okojie started his career at Portland Timbers U-23's in May 2012, breaking into the first eleven in 2016 and making a total of 34 league appearances for the club, scoring twice.

The new Atlanta signing has made it known in recent days that he is pleased to be part of the setup at the Bobby Dodd Stadium. He was drafted to the MLS in 2017 as a second round pick in the Superdraft.


Kevin Rogers
From: St. Louis Lions / Aged 21

Kevin Rogers started his career at St. Louis Lions in March 2012, breaking into the first eleven in 2016 and making a total of ten league appearances, scoring two goals.

The youngster, who looks to be a real leader on the field despite his young age is said to base his footballing style on that of Frank Lampard. The new signing has made it known in recent days that he is happy to have joined Atlanta. He was drafted into the MLS in 2017 as a 3rd round pick in the Superdraft.


Dave Thompson
From: AC Connecticut / Aged 22

Dave Thompson started his career at AC Connecticut in May 2012, breaking into the first eleven in 2016 and making a total of 34 appearances for the club, scoring eight goals.

Thompson is a player with a great reputation already amongst football fans in the U.S.A..
Rooney is a massive scoop here! he should tear the MLS apart! good luck

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