Day: July 12, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Pity Martinez, pre-Seattle presser, addresses relationship w/ Frank de Boer (7.12.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United player Gonzalo “Pity” Martinez (right) handles ball in contest against the Philadelphia Union.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Pity Martinez following his team’s practice on July 12. Topics included Martinez’s interview with an Argentinian media outlet questioning his role on the team and strained relationship with manager Frank de Boer, how the front office has addressed the interview, de Boer’s communicating critiques with Martinez, his level of happiness with Atlanta and the domestic media, whether Tata Martino’s departure from Atlanta impacted his decision to sign with the team and Atlanta preparing to visit Seattle on July 14.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Seattle presser, addresses Pity Martinez interview (7.12.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice on July 12. Topics included Pity Marintez’s interview with an Argentinian media outlet questioning his role on the team and strained relationship with de Boer, how the front office has addressed the interview with Martinez, de Boer’s communicating critiques with Martinez, an injury update on George Bello and Ezequiel Barco and Atlanta preparing to visit Seattle on July 14.

Atlanta Untied Frank de Boer pre-Seattle road presser (7.12.19)