Trending: USWNT Heroics & Dog Mascots

Welcome back to Trending, our weekly round-up on what’s been putting up all them numbers in the past seven days.

It’s been another stellar week for content with the All-Star match just a day away and the Hudson River Derby coming up on Sunday.

What’s been making waves?

USMNT Comeback

Three goals in nine minutes is always exciting but even more so when it guides your nation to a victory over Brazil.

What an incredible performance this was from the Stars and Stripes…

READ: A-Z of the Hudson River Derby

Shelter Dogs

This is amazing… Chilean giants Colo Colo have enlisted rescue dogs to serve as mascots in order to try and rehome them.

Each of the 11 players for the Santiago-based club walked out with dogs in their arms or on leashes ahead of their showdown with Antofagasta, teaming up with the Union de Amigos de los Animales animal shelter.

It’s hoped that the dogs will find new homes as a result.

Schweinsteiger Lols

A class callback from Bastian Schweinsteiger is up next as the German midfielder faced the media ahead of tomorrow’s All-Star game.

Of course, upon signing for Chicago Fire, Bastian was asked if he hoped to win the World Cup by one reporter who’ll really wish he had passed when the microphone came his way – especially now…

READ: What to look out for in the All Star Game

Es Nuestro

There have been so many signing announcement videos made in the European offseason that we had to write a special Trending on them a few weeks ago.

It looks as though the genre isn’t dead just yet, despite Southampton and AS Roma’s attempts to destroy the format through parody…

Enter Sevilla, who announced the arrival of Jesus Navas in truly – unique - style on Tuesday…


We’ll sure you’ll find plenty to enjoy in this from ESPN FC…

Following a poll of writers, editors and analysts, the #MLSRank was produced to discover who is the league’s best player and their no.1 shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s been watching NYCFC for the past few seasons…


The European club season gets under way over the course of the next two weeks but there are still friendly matches taking place as clubs put the finishing touches on their squads.

From the looks of this line-up announcement tweet from Bolton Wanderers, there’s still a way to go on this front for the English lower league team…

That’s all for this week but if you spot anything that needs to go in next week’s round-up, please send them in via Twitter to @markbooth_nycfc.

Until next time…

Trending: USWNT Heroics & Dog Mascots -
For the City - Stories

Join us on our mission to empower NYC youth through soccer.