Day: June 24, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Toronto road presser (6.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #unitedandconquer #mls #usoc2019

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer (middle) during match
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice on June 24. Topics included the team’s return to MLS action on June 26 against Toronto, a health update on Tito Villalba, the benefit of playing two US Open Cup matches in June for the reserve players as well as the form of Brandon Vazquez and Florentin Pogba.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe pre-Toronto road presser (6.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #unitedandconquer #mls

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Darlington Nagbe following his team’s practice on June 24. Topics included the team’s return to MLS action on June 26 against Toronto, how he spend time during the team’s break, playing alongside teammate Brandon Vazquez, his exclusion from the US Men’s National Team for the Gold Cup and the state of professional soccer in Ohio.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez pre-Toronto road presser (6.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #unitedandconquer #mls #usoc2019

Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez handles ball during contest.
Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez following his team’s practice on June 24. Topics included the team’s return to MLS action on June 26 against Toronto, being named ot the MLS All-Star team the questionable officiating in the team’s US Open Cup match against Columbus with the injury to teammate Ezequiel Barco and hosting team meals at his home.