Day: September 11, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Columbus home presser (9.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United player Julian Gressel handles ball during contest
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Julian Gressel following the team’s practice on Sept. 11. Topics included the team resting during the international break, recovering from the active previous month which included winning the Campeones Cup and U.S. Open Cup, training with new teammate Luis Fernando, avoiding a letdown after the break and preparing to host the Columbus Crew in MLS action on Sept. 14.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz pre-Columbus home presser (9.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz (middle) celebrates with teammates
Photo credit: AJ Reynolds/Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz following the team’s practice on Sept. 11. Topics included the team resting during the international break, recovering from the active previous month which included winning the Campeones Cup and U.S Open Cup, training with new teammate Luis Fernando, the importance of the final six matches of the regular season and preparing to host the Columbus Crew in MLS action on Sept. 14.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Luis Fernando pre-Columbus home presser (9.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #atlutd2

Atlanta United player Luis Fernando during contest.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Luis Fernando following the team’s practice on Sept. 11. Topics included Fernando signing his contract with the team in August, how playing with Atlanta United 2 helped with his development, who Fernando models his game after, his career aspirations and the differences between Brazilian and United States soccer.